Leonard Lopate, The Snitch

December 3, 2009 nyupressblog 1

The WNYC host talks to Alexandra Natapoff, author of Snitching: Criminal Informants and the Erosion of American Justice. “On today’s show, we’ll examine the legal and social consequences of the increased reliance on “snitching” –and

Talking about Sex with South African Women

September 28, 2009 nyupressblog 0

On September 17th and 18th, Jeanne Flavin, author of Our Bodies, Our Crimes: The Policing of Women’s Reproduction in America and 2009 Fulbright Award recipient, led all-day workshops with 67 young women and 30 public

A Criminally Informative Blog: snitching.org

August 14, 2009 nyupressblog 0

This post is from Alexandra Natapoff’s new blog, snitching.org, based on her forthcoming book, Snitching: Criminal Informants and the Erosion of American Justice I recommend this recent feature article in Reason Magazine by Radley Balko,

Digital People Love to Read!

June 18, 2009 nyupressblog 0

A little fun from the CharlotteLaw Library… Bobbie Studwell’s READ poster featuring The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Ageby Daniel J. Solove I chose this book for the READ poster because many

An Introduction to Biocriminology

April 15, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Longer than our usual posts, this article from the Chronicle of Higher Education looks at the emerging field of Biocriminology. One of the leading scholars quoted in the article is Nicole Rafter, whose book The

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