Washington Examiner – Crime study: Handguns, not ‘assault rifles,’ used in most mass shootings


Criminologist and Northeastern professor tells Washington Examiner reporter Paul Bedard that mass shootings have remained stagnant for the past 34 years.

USA Today – Nancy Lanza was a victim, too: Column

James Alan Fox

James Alan Fox, Lipman Professor of Criminology, says we should assume Nancy Lanza had the best intentions for her son. She was a struggling parent, and a victim, too.

Associated Press – Remembering the Long Island Rail Road massacre


James Alan Fox, Lipman Family Professor of Criminology, comments on the LIRR massacre in a recent AP Story that revisits individuals impacted by that fateful day 20 years ago.

Corrections.com – Juvenile Injustice


James Alan Fox weighs in on juvenile justice vs. juvenile punishment in Massachusetts in light of the Philip Chism case.

Boston.com – Takeaways from the Sandy Hook Report

James Alan Fox

Jamie Fox, our resident criminologist, outlines a few key takeaways from the recently released report on the Sandy Hook shootings.

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