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6 Simple Reasons Criminologists Should Resist Trump

January 29, 2017 by

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It is our moral obligation as professionals to advance the cause of justice.

How Muffingate Hurts Your Community

July 23, 2012 by

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Conspicuously absent from all of the Muffingate coverage was a basic understanding of how hotel conference costs work. Hotels negotiate Package deals that typically include room blocks, catering, and meeting room space. Paying for these features a la carte is just not done. So when Laurie Robinson handed down the food and beverage prohibition, agencies […]

The Stupid Scandal That Won’t Die: Muffingate

July 16, 2012 by

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When the story broke it had all the ingredients of a scrumptious scandal inside the beltway. An accounting and auditing report found that the Department of Justice had paid sixteen dollars,each, for muffins provided at a conference. What kind of muffins can you get for sixteen bucks, wondered reporters, bloggers, and pundits. It was just […]

Rethinking Children and Crime: Children’s Exposure to Violence

March 4, 2012 by

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While it’s easy to see children as victims of crime when they are abused, neglected, assaulted, or stolen from, we haven’t always thought of exposure to violence as a type of criminal victimization. Fortunately, the field is increasingly recognizing that vicarious trauma matters. Exposure to violence matters to all of us, and as professionals, we […]