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.

The Christian Science Monitor – Why do kids kill? School murders in Sparks, Danvers revive questions


Tragic headlines out of Sparks, Nev., and Danvers, Mass., notwithstanding, the number of juvenile homicide offenders has lately hit a 30-year low. ‘Nothing’s different about kids’ today,’ says Jamie Fox, Lipman Family Professor of Criminology.

USA Today – Nevada school shooting shows limits of security: Column

Nevada School Shooting

James Alan Fox, Lipman Family Professor of Criminology, weighs in on the recent school shooting in Nevada.

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