February 18, 2014


Corrections Criminal Justice
The United States is currently the only country with individuals under the age of 18 serving a sentence of life without parole. This appears to be somewhat contradictory when one considers the abolishment of the death penalty for juveniles in 2005 following the case of Roper vs. Simmons.
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Police cruiser patrols the street
The evidence continues to mount for what every critical criminologist or police scholar already knows; that even in so-called “post-racial” America, police brutality is still disproportionately directed at people of color—often with fatal consequences. A recently released study by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (2011) entitled “Arrest-Related Deaths, 2003-2009-Statistical Tables” is no exception to this...
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