Crime and Punishment

2014 Mar 25

Juvenile in Justice Photo Exposition Opening Event - Richard Ross

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Wasserstein Hall Room 2019, Harvard Law School

A photo exhibition and talk with photographer Richard Ross.

Juvenile in Justice is a project that documents the placement and treatment of young people in American jail and prison systems. A selection of these photographs will be displayed on the 3rd floor of Wasserstein Hall from March 21st to April 11th, 2014. Please join us on March 25th for an opening event with photographer Richard Ross.

Please RSVP at www.charleshamiltonhouston.org

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2014 Mar 13
Toward a New Science of the City

Toward a New Science of the City

February 18, 2014

In recent years, many public and private institutions in cities have begun to collect large-scale electronic records on a wide range of behaviors and patterns of communication.  The advent of what some call “big data” provides a new set of opportunities to paint a comprehensive picture of cities, which has the potential to transform theoretical models of urban governance and social behavior.

Robert J. Sampson (Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences) is Principal Investigator on a grant from the National Science...

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Boston Reentry Study

Boston Reentry Study

January 27, 2014

Under what conditions will men and women released from prison find work, unite with their families, and desist from crime? As incarceration - concentrated among the most disadvantaged - has climbed to historically high levels, these questions have become basic to understanding contemporary crime and poverty. The Boston Reentry Study, led by Bruce Western (Professor of Sociology and the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice Policy), Anthony Braga (...

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2014 Jan 30
2013 Oct 22

Rajat Krishna - "Discretion and Data in Federal Prosecution" and Dong-Kyun Im - “Justice Is in the Eye of the Beholder: The Associative Structure of Attitudes toward Distributive Justice”

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

WJH 601

A Quantitative Methods in Sociology Workshop presentation by Rajat Krishna and Dong-Kyun Im

Rajat Krishna, Harvard University  

Discretion and Data in Federal Prosecution 

Dong-Kyun Im, Harvard University

Justice Is in the Eye of the Beholder: The Associative Structure of Attitudes toward Distributive Justice

America's Prison Problem

America's Prison Problem

March 7, 2013

The recent issue of Harvard Magazine (March-April 2013) featured the research being conducted by Bruce Western and his research team on what happens to prisoners after they are released.  Read the full article  The Prison Problem.
Western and his team of researchers meet regularly to discuss their work. Clockwise from bottom left are Catherine Sirois ’10, Caroline Burke ’13, Western, Jaclyn Davis, Tracy Shollenberger, A.M. ’11,...

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