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Hampden County Hall of Justice renamed to honor Roderick Ireland

Governor Charlie Baker has signed legislation to rename the Hampden County Hall of Justice in honor of Chief Justice Roderick Ireland. The 42 year old courthouse will now be called the Roderick Ireland Courthouse. This is the second honor bestowed on Chief Justice Ireland in the city of Springfield. In June 2016, Terrence Street was…
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Published On: January 17, 2017 |
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Krista Larsen receives Outstanding Part-Time Teaching Award

SCCJ is proud to announce Professor Krista Larsen has won the CSSH Outstanding Part-Time Teaching Award! CSSH Teaching Awards are given annually to faculty and teaching graduate students who demonstrate excellence both in and out of their classrooms. Nominations can be initiated by all members of the Northeastern community, including students. Professor Larsen is a great asset…
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Published On: December 15, 2016 |
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Jack McDevitt on Vice News

Jack McDevitt was recently interviewed for a segment by Vice News on documenting hate crimes. Currently the video can only be seen through HBO.

Published On: December 13, 2016 |
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Dr Anthony Braga named ASC Fellow

Dr Anthony Braga, Director of SCCJ, has been named an ASC Fellow at the annual ASC Conference in New Orleans this year. “The title of ‘Fellow’ is given to those members of the Society in good standing who have achieved distinction in criminology.” SCCJ is proud to have such a distinguished academic as our new…
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Published On: November 17, 2016 |
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Supreme Judicial Court unveils portrait of the Honorable Roderick Ireland

The Supreme Judicial Court unveiled the portrait of SCCJ’s the Honorable Roderick Ireland at the John Adams Courthouse on Thursday, September 29, 2016. From the Supreme Judicial Court Press Relsease:  “Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants presided over the unveiling, and Associate Justice Geraldine S. Hines accepted the portrait on behalf of the…
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Published On: October 3, 2016 |
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PhD student Monica Delateur published in Santa Clara Law Review

PhD student Monica Delateur has published “From Craigslist to Backpage.com: Conspiracy as a Strategy to Prosecute Third-Party Websites for Sex Trafficking” in the Santa Clara Law Review. Introduction: Improvements in technology have brought with them new means for sexual exploitation. In particular, there has been a shift from solicitation of prostitution occurring on the streets…
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Published On: September 30, 2016 |
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Drs Frost and Monteiro awarded NIJ Grant

Dr Natasha Frost,principal investigator, and Dr Carlos Monteiro, co-principal investigator, have been awarded a grant by the National Institute of Justice for “The Impact of Correctional Officer Suicide on the Institutional Environment and on the Wellbeing of Correctional Employees.” Abstract: Background The rate of suicide among correctional officers in Massachusetts since 2010 has been at…
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Published On: September 22, 2016 |
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SCCJ Alum Chynah Tyler wins Democratic Primary for the Massachusetts House of Representatives

SCCJ would like to congratulate Chynah Tyler ’11 on her Democratic Primary win for the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Ms Tyler will run unopposed in the November election. She will replace Rep Gloria Fox who has been the longest running African American woman in the House beginning her career in 1985. To read more about…
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Published On: September 13, 2016 |
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Intergenerational transmission of offending is the focus of a new article on the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study, by Zane, Welsh, and Zimmerman

PhD student Steven Zane along with Dr Brandon Welsh and Dr Gregory Zimmerman have published “Examining the Historical Developments and Contemporary Relevance of the Longitudinal–Experimental Design of the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study: Utility for Research on Intergenerational Transmission of Offending.” Abstract: Founded in 1939, the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study represents the earliest longitudinal–experimental study in developmental crime…
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Published On: September 6, 2016 |
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Intergenerational transmission of offending is the focus of a new article on the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study, by Zane, Welsh, and Zimmerman

PhD student Steven Zane, Dr Brandon Welsh, and Dr Gregory Zimmerman have published “Examining the Historical Developments and Contemporary Relevance of the Longitudinal–Experimental Design of the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study: Utility for Research on Intergenerational Transmission of Offending.” Abstract: Founded in 1939, the Cambridge-Somerville Youth Study represents the earliest longitudinal–experimental study in developmental crime prevention, combining…
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Published On: September 2, 2016 |
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