Law professor Jessica Silbey will discuss the history of law in American film on Wednesday at a Law Library of Congress event. Here, she looks at the pitfalls of crime shows, names her favorite legal drama, and explains how the depiction of law in film has changed over the past 125 years.
Only 6.7 percent of federal inmates in America’s prisons are female, according to April 2015 data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons. And Piper Chapman is one of them. Well, not […]
Daniel Medwed, an expert in criminal law and a renowned scholar on the topic of wrongful convictions, has been appointed a member of a new Standing Committee on Eyewitness Identification by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
As part of Northeastern’s educational series on civic sustainability, a trio of Northeastern scholars led a discussion on immigration issues in the U.S. from a legal, philosophical, and criminal justice perspective.
International affairs and criminal justice dual major Audra Richards is on co-op in South Africa, where she is working to promote open, democratic governments.
ROTC member and criminal justice major earns prestigious leadership award from the U.S. Army.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned last week as the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) amid allegations of sexual assault in New York City — leading to larger questions of how this will affect French politics and financial matters across Europe. Natalie Bormann, a visiting assistant professor of political science at Northeastern University, assesses the implications of this situation and the media coverage that followed.
Global scholars and government officials convene at Northeastern to draw up the framework for an academic curriculum to train future leaders against corrupt practices in public life