Category: Criminology

Day of the Demagogue: Trumpian Deportation Fantasies and American Realities

Day of the Demagogue: Trumpian Deportation Fantasies and American Realities

—Tanya Golash-Boza
Should Donald Trump or Ted Cruz win the presidency, they are guaranteed to make life hell for millions of undocumented human beings living in and working extremely hard in this country, and their plans would fail dismally — but that failure would undoubtedly prove to be a horror all its own.

Race, ethnicity, and policing

Last year, the killings of unarmed black men by white police officers—the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York City—sparked… READ MORE

Why grand jurors matter

—Andrew Guthrie Ferguson On Monday, at 9:00pm, the nation anxiously awaited the decision of twelve ordinary citizens. National and international media prepared to report on the collective efforts of the… READ MORE

Doing justice to Mandela’s legacy

—Robert N. Kraft A remarkable set of events occurred in South Africa in the final half decade of the 20th century – events that are now mostly forgotten. In the… READ MORE