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Criminology

  • What Former NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s Column Omitted About Racist Broken Windows Policing 03 Jun 2019 23:16 Black Star News Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton still trying to defend bigoted "Broken Windows" policing... On Sunday, former New York City Commissioner Bill Bratton wrote an op-ed expressing frustration that the racially-applied “Broken Windows” policing …
  • Cave heroes win Australians of the Year 25 Jan 2019 18:44 News.com.au Every year, Australia celebrates those who work towards improving our country. Across fields ranging from science to community welfare, those nominated for Australian of the Year have inspired a nation through their achievements. Craig Challen and Richard …
  • Rochester 10 26 Dec 2018 06:45 City Newspaper Who makes Rochester Rochester? The people who are most often in the public eye are the elected officials, corporate leaders, university presidents and researchers, and entertainment figures. But thousands of Rochesterians make equally important …
  • Frances Kellor and the Birth of Multiculturalism 19 Oct 2018 00:55 Q-Notes Online by Victoria A. Brownworth, LGBT History Project Few topics in American politics under President Trump elicit more controversy than immigration. The same was true in early 20th century America when waves of immigrants flooded Ellis Island, causing fears …
  • Same city, different opportunities: Study maps life outcomes for children from Chicago neighborhoods 16 Oct 2018 14:11 Chicago Tribune America is known as the land of opportunity. But new research suggests that the American Dream is much harder to reach for some kids and that wide differences exist even for those who grow up in neighborhoods mere miles apart. Researchers from Harvard …
  • Charlottesville focuses on healing as Unite the Right heads to Washington 13 Aug 2018 16:48 NBCNews Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Residents, protesters and others gathered in this Virginia city on Sunday to mark the anniversary of tumultuous …
  • One year ago, a right-wing march in Charlottesville ended in violence 12 Aug 2018 07:28 euronews Last year's tumultuous clashes in Charlottesville gripped the nation and became a flash point in a renewed discussion about the state of race relations in America. White nationalists and anti-fascist counter-protesters clashed violently, and video …
  • "Feeling Race" and Other Crucial Issues: Join Thousands of Sociologists Aug. 11-14 in Philadelphia 12 Jul 2018 22:59 Newswise Contact: Naomi Paiss, Communications Director, at (202) 247-9859, npaiss@asanet.org, or (202) 440-0875 (cell); Johanna Olexy, Senior Communications Associate, at (202) 247-9873, communications@asanet.org, or (202) 251-6251 (cell). Newswise — July 11, 2018, …
  • Trump Is Still The Same Man Who Wanted The Central Park Five Executed 20 Jun 2018 09:45 Politics Daily Impulsive and emotional reactions are Donald J. Trump’s trademark ― even more so than displaying his name in big gold letters on luxury buildings. These traits helped Trump win the presidential election, and they continue to harm innocent people every day. …
  • Finding Her Voice 16 Nov 2017 08:15 City Weekly Long before she picketed at Weber State University, before she took the LDS Church to court, before a masked gunman threatened her life, before she was shackled by ICE agents and a lifetime before she sang opera to sublimate her anxiety, Victoria Sethunya …

Critical Criminology

  • The Handbook of White-Collar Crime 13 Nov 2019 06:31 Wiley Notes on Contributors viii Preface xv Melissa L. Rorie Introduction xviii Melissa L. Rorie Section I What is White‐Collar Crime? 1 1 The “Discovery” of White‐Collar Crime: The Legacy of Edwin Sutherland 3 Aleksandra Jordanoska and Isabel Schoultz 2 White …
  • Youth sexting: Fundamental shift in education approach needed to change culture 11 Nov 2019 13:35 Phys.org Research published in the International Journal on Bullying Prevention finds sex and relationship education around youth sexting needs updating. Rather than focusing purely on risk avoidance and abstinence, the research by Dr. Emily Setty at the University …
  • Re: Caged 10 Nov 2019 11:21 North Coast Journal A small group of reporters was shuffling through the concrete tunnels of Pelican Bay State Prison, following Public Information Officer Chris Acosta like curious goslings. Notebooks and cameras in hand, they peered this way and that, scribbling down little …
  • MMIWG advocate criticizes 'disheartening' decision to pull Winnipeg police from exploited persons task force 10 Nov 2019 05:44 CBC An advocate for missing and murdered Indigenous people is questioning the recent announcement that Winnipeg police will be pulled from a task force assigned to cases involving vulnerable people, in order to focus on the city's recent spate of violent  …
  • Researchers show adverse childhood events contribute to lower self-control among teens 09 Nov 2019 03:04 Coral Gables News Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are known to lead to a number of negative health and behavior outcomes, including delinquent and criminal behavior. A new study has found exposure to adverse childhood experiences is also associated with lower self- …
  • Opinion: NCRST journal breathes new life in scholarly communication in Namibia 08 Nov 2019 07:21 New Era Three years ago, when the National Commission on Research Science and Technology (NCRST) mooted the idea of a multidisciplinary academic journal, some critics never thought that such a proposal would yield any meaningful results. Others said it was a far- …
  • A look at the County Legislature candidates in New Paltz, Gardiner, Rosendale and Highland 03 Nov 2019 12:01 Kingston Times District 10 (Lloyd, Marlborough) It’s poised to be another close election between Mary Beth Maio, the Republican incumbent, and Democratic challenger Russell Gilmore for a seat on the Ulster County Legislature to represent District 10. This legislative …
  • 2 up for Chester supervisor, 3 vie for 2 board seats 02 Nov 2019 20:55 News Enterprise CHESTERTOWN | In the Town of Chester, two candidates are seeking a four-year term as town supervisor and three are looking to fill two town board seats. • Craig Leggett, incumbent. Party lines: Democratic, Conservative, independent Occupation: Resource …
  • Sussex Police accused of ‘critical failings’ in search for Georgina Gharsallah 01 Nov 2019 18:18 Worthing Herald Sussex Police has been accused of ‘critical failings’ in its investigation into the disappearance of Worthing’s Georgina Gharsallah. Investigative reporter Donal MacIntyre has been enlisted by Georgina’s family to examine the case, after the mother-of-two …
  • The history of this land 01 Nov 2019 00:30 Mac Weekly At this year’s International Roundtable (IRT), Proud Indigenous People for Education (PIPE) co-chair Jennings Mergenthal ’21 presented a sequence of maps detailing the history of the land of what is today Minnesota and the surrounding area. Mergenthal’s …

Crime Theory

  • Books of the year 13 Nov 2019 18:07 New Statesman Bernardine Evaristo A Portable Paradise (Peepal Tree Press) is the fourth poetry collection by Trinidadian-British poet Roger Robinson. It’s also his finest, ranging from the most breath-taking poems about the Grenfell Tower fire to the most exquisitely …
  • Berkeley Law gun violence expert wins criminology’s top award 12 Nov 2019 20:27 UC Berkeley NewsCenter By Gwyneth K. Shaw Professor Franklin Zimring A pioneering scholar in the study of violent crime for half a century, Berkeley Law Professor Franklin Zimring has won the Stockholm Prize in Criminology, the field’s top international honor.  Zimring shares …
  • The demerits of race 08 Nov 2019 00:31 Politics Web Speech to the Economic Association of Namibia, in Windhoek on 7th of November 2019 Policy without race: The benefits of a meritocratic society Good evening ladies and gentlemen, and to the sponsors of this event, in particular the Economic Association of …
  • Why do young people join gangs? Members explain the appeal of risk taking 05 Nov 2019 13:37 Phys.org As the rate of knife crime continues to rise, there have been many attempts to investigate why some young people resort to potentially fatal violence: from problems at home, to a lack of opportunity or simply a desire to fit in. But there's another …
  • The Hard Questions About Young People and Gender Transitions 01 Nov 2019 22:30 New York Photo: Jonathan Kirn/Getty Images Earlier this week, I met a group of women in their early 20s who are not supposed to exist. They’re women who, in their teens, realized that they were actually men, socially transitioned to the other sex, and then …
  • Why Greta Thunberg and her followers shouldn’t stay in school 31 Oct 2019 01:15 The Irish Times The use of social media to access knowledge has contributed to a lack of trust in experts, according to a Dublin-based astrophysicist and philosopher who together are studying what makes experts trustworthy. Social media has been the “big game changer” in …
  • Analysis of China’s Belt and Road Initiative and its Impact on Liberia’s Infrastructure Development 25 Oct 2019 00:46 GNN Liberia Josephus Moses Gray | JOSEPHUS MOSES GRAY The global shifts of power from one region to another  mighty profoundly change the practice and context of conducting foreign relation and dealing with new emerging international problems and challenges. History …
  • Germany shooting didn’t come out of nowhere 10 Oct 2019 17:46 Jerusalem Post Flowers and candles are seen outside the synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting. (photo credit: REUTERS/FABRIZIO BENSCH) British Colonel Richard Kemp summed up German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s …
  • Trolls, conspiracy theorists, hoaxers and Trump have twisted Facebook, YouTube and the news to toxic levels - and it's only getting worse 10 Oct 2019 15:35 Pacific Northwest Inlander click to enlarge Derek Harrison photo illustration It may be getting harder and harder to figure out the truth, but at least this much is clear: It's a good time to be a liar. We've spent three years arguing if fake news swung the 2016 election — …
  • Study links high pollen days to decrease in crime 09 Oct 2019 08:05 Colorado Springs Independent Around one in five people suffers from allergic rhinitis — often called hay fever — and frequently experiences the nasal congestion, runny nose and watery eyes that accompany high-pollen days. Other symptoms of such seasonal allergies include mood changes, …

Black Lives Matter

  • The kids are not alt-right: how extremist content infiltrates teen lives 15 Nov 2019 15:03 WA Today Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Perhaps it was innocuous enough to be ignored. During a familiar scene – Lucy, her husband and their two teenage sons, dissecting the day into bite-sized grievances while assembling dinner – something …
  • The Tragedy and Triumph of Julián Castro 15 Nov 2019 14:27 New York Julián Castro. Photo: Joshua Lott/Getty Images The great tragedy of Julián Castro’s presidential campaign is that it’s happening during Donald Trump’s presidency. Democratic strategists and voters alike are so fixated on ousting the commander-in-chief …
  • An Ode to Blackness 15 Nov 2019 11:22 Namibian From a certain angle, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) stands directly next to the Washington Monument. It's bronze corona royal, otherworldly and somewhat Afro-futuristic while the iconic obelisk …
  • Judge denies Memphis request to change surveillance order 15 Nov 2019 10:22 Washington Times MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A federal judge in Memphis, Tennessee, has denied a request to modify a decades-old order barring the city from engaging in surveillance of protesters and activists. U.S. District Judge Jon McCalla’s ruling Wednesday responds to a …
  • Three gunshots, one dead man and a wave of anger across the nation 15 Nov 2019 08:13 Age "I was so shaken up by it. I cried. I cried my heart out. That's the last I saw of Mr Walker, the young fella." News of the shooting of Kumanjayi Walker – 19 years old when police entered his home to arrest him for property offences – spread …
  • ‘Queen & Slim’ Review: A Flawed but Powerful Indictment of Police Brutality in America 15 Nov 2019 05:37 Indie Wire It’s hard to imagine another American movie in 2019 that radiates with the fury and frustration that sets “Queen & Slim” ablaze in its opening minutes. Written by Lena Waithe (“The Chi”) and given a striking lyrical gloss by director Melina Matsoukas …
  • Fury as NT cop on teen murder charge flies home 15 Nov 2019 02:38 Advertiser More than 1000 indigenous Australians protested the death of Kumanjay Walker, 19, in Alice Springs on Thursday, who was allegedly shot and killed by Constable Zachary Rolfe at Yuendumu on Saturday.The shooting has caused a rift between the indigenous …
  • George Soros pushes to remake criminal-justice system with leftist prosecutors 15 Nov 2019 01:17 Washington Times Back in the day, district attorneys sought to throw the book at criminals, but thanks to progressive mega-donors like George Soros, today’s prosecutors look increasingly like San Francisco’s Chesa Boudin. Mr. Boudin, a former Hugo Chavez translator and the …
  • Racial Inequalities in Criminal Justice 15 Nov 2019 00:58 Roanoke Tribune Last spring, the Race and Social Policy Research Center at Virginia Tech, which I direct, held its eighth annual Combating Racial Justice Workshop. Our topic was “Black Lives Matter: Eliminating Racial Inequalities in Criminal Justice.” We took this from …
  • Anger at death of NT man Kumanjayi Walker 14 Nov 2019 23:20 Sunday Times More than 1000 indigenous Australians who protested in Alice Springs over the Northern Territory police shooting death of indigenous man Kumanjayi Walker have been told "black lives matter". The death on Saturday of Mr Walker, 19, who was shot by …

Gender and Crime

  • Netflix's 2019 Originals: A Complete Guide 21 Oct 2019 17:55 Gaston Gazette 2019 has been a bountiful year for Netflix originals already, but the streaming service isn't done putting out new shows, movies, and documentaries yet. The last few months of the year will see quite a few buzzy films finally hit wide release online, …
  • You Know Her Story, Now Learn Her Name 09 Oct 2019 17:52 Candor You don’t know me; however, you’ve been inside me. In newspapers, my title was ‘unconscious, intoxicated lady.’ Ten syllables and nothing greater than that. For a while, I believed that that was all I was. I had to force myself to relearn my real name, my …
  • Sadly, when it comes to sexual abuse, predators don’t discriminate 24 Sep 2019 14:05 The Express Tribune Pakistani civil society activists take part in a protest after a child was raped and murdered.PHOTO:AFP. Earlier this month, I wrote about a case of rape against a minor in Kasur and at the end, I wrote with quite some conviction that I would be writing …
  • Unbelievable: The true story behind Netflix's new acclaimed drama 23 Sep 2019 11:17 Independent Note: This story contains plot details from Netflix’s Unbelievable, which is based on a true story In the first episode of Netflix’s Unbelievable, an 18-year-old Washington state woman reports her rape, only to face suspicion from the very detectives who …
  • Africa'second revolution whose time has come: Breaking-away from oppressive partisan poverty politics 05 Sep 2019 22:04 Bulawayo 24 News The high-sounding and inspirational liberation of the entire of Africa by political parties and liberation movements that lost its cause! The law-abiding citizens that have been reduced to the level of traumatised hostages by the same hoped-for partisan …
  • OP-ED: Defy injustice – and invoke the courage to dance with your fear 01 Aug 2019 20:40 News This is an edited version of the Inaugural Lecture on Insubordinate Leadership hosted by UCT’s KJP Leadership Institute and the Poverty and Inequality Institute. This inaugural lecture honours our insubordinate ancestors – the 20,000 women of 1956 who …
  • Why Rapists Must Get Capital Purnishment – Bunmi Dipo-Salami 15 Jul 2019 15:44 Nigerian Current Bunmi Dipo-Salami is the Executive Director, BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights a fledgling human rights organisation in the vanguard of fighting the rights of women and girl child. In this interview, the woman activist, worried and alarmed by the seemingly …
  • The misogynists might finally learn to behave if their actions are outlawed | Catherine Bennett 14 Jul 2019 06:31 News A n exceptionally abundant glut of sexual harassment news may have overshadowed a significant victory for students at Warwick University, which, thanks to its administration’s complacency over sexist abuse, has come to occupy a prominent place in the …
  • Eve Ensler on Donald Trump, rape culture and the "unreckoned history" of America 11 Jul 2019 13:11 Salon Rape culture is both a noun and a verb. Rape culture is a society and environment in which rape and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls are made to seem normal. This is done through language and the images circulated by the media and …
  • Reuben Abati: Rape and the Senior Pastor of COZA 06 Jul 2019 08:09 Y Naija COZA is the acronym of a church in Abuja, Nigeria, known as the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly. It is one of those Pentecostal churches that dot every street of Nigeria where the Pastors claim to have a direct phone line to God, and are majorly regarded by …

Prison Privatization

Prison Abolition

  • Ban the Ban 14 Nov 2019 20:13 Daily Gazette Introduction Do you believe that you deserve to know where your money is going? Do you believe in ethical, human-centered investment? Do you believe in holding Swarthmore College to its proudly touted Quaker values? So do we.  Ban the Ban is a coalition of …
  • Lyle May and the necessity of higher education in prison 14 Nov 2019 11:43 Chronicle In 1999, the state of North Carolina incarcerated Lyle May in Raleigh’s Central Prison, placing him on death row. North Carolina has not executed anyone since 2006, so while he probably won’t be subject to the form of state-sanctioned murder known as the …
  • Brown University Student Activists: Get Rid of All Prisons 13 Nov 2019 05:18 Breitbart According to a report by the Brown University student newspaper, a student activist organization called “RailRoad” is fighting to eliminate all prisons in the United States. The Facebook page for “RailRoad” claims that the group is dedicated to “laying the …
  • Conversation on the myth of journalistic objectivity Nov. 14 12 Nov 2019 22:08 Windy City Times On Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., Lewis Raven Wallace will be in conversation with Tracy Baim, discussing his book The View from Somewhere: Undoing the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity. The conversation will take place at Women & Children First Books, …
  • Xaviera Simmons Defines Abolition Through Art 12 Nov 2019 08:44 Harvard Crimson Online In a six-hour program entitled “Malleable Forms — Define Abolition,” visiting lecturer Xaviera Simmons set out to challenge social and racial norms through art. Held in the Annex of the Arthur M. Sackler Building on Nov. 6, the participatory experience …
  • Modern-day slavery from incarceration to forced adoption 12 Nov 2019 04:21 San Francisco Bay View by Michelle Chan Every aspect of modern incarceration has been meticulously engineered to threaten and shatter all sense of self-worth and to drain the mind and soul of all vigor and clarity: every filthy toilet, every rotten apple, every oven-hot cell, …
  • ‘RailRoad’ activists discuss prison abolition at teach-in 08 Nov 2019 07:58 Brown Daily Herald Student activists gathered to discuss prison abolition at a teach-in on Wednesday night, bringing forward their concerns with the prison-industrial complex and proposing ways to move toward its eventual disintegration. “Prison Abolition 101” was organized …
  • With Crime At Record Lows, Should NYC Have Fewer Cops? 06 Nov 2019 00:51 Gothamist In 1990, 2,245 people were murdered in New York City. In 2018, that number was 295. Over those 28 years, overall crime has declined dramatically. Arrests for low-level offenses have plummeted, and the city contends that it’s on track to drastically shrink …
  • In Texas, environmental racism is in our FACE 03 Nov 2019 22:17 San Francisco Bay View by Keith Malik Washington, Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons “The struggle to restore the soil and the struggle to create a just social order have up to now been carried on mostly as parallel political movements, without much mutual awareness, let alone …
  • Should We Abolish All Prisons? - Human Fallenness, the Role of Government, and the Myth of Utopia 24 Oct 2019 13:18 Crosswalk.com Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez successfully grabbed another headline last week by tweeting that Americans should have a “real conversation” about abolishing prisons. Though she did later walk back this bone-toss to her far-left supporters, the …

Corporate Crime

  • Impeachment: When President Trump tweets it, that means tha 15 Nov 2019 15:44 OpEdNews I stopped laughing at Conservative Republicans when they elected Nixon twice, didn't celebrate Nixon's resignation to avoid Impeachment, but now, it's about more than a president. It is a movement encouraging armed fear to rise again in …
  • Trump’s right-wing Christian lawyer ordered lies that landed Trump’s former fixer in prison: MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch 15 Nov 2019 14:04 Raw Story MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch warned President Donald Trump’s associates to ignore advice from the president’s attorneys, because they’ve already landed someone in prison. The “Morning Joe” contributor revealed that Trump’s personal attorney Jay Sekulow, a …
  • Tech gains cause cyber pains for small businesses 15 Nov 2019 12:37 Bizjournals By Sean Teehan – Courier Contributor Nov 15, 2019, 6:00am EST It didn’t take long for Rick Snow to realize he’d made a potentially devastating mistake for his business. One day in 2008, the owner of Maine Indoor Karting in Scarborough, Maine, received an …
  • Police raid Paul Whyte's house 15 Nov 2019 11:13 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Posted November 15, 2019 12:17:08 WA Police raid the Mosman Park home of senior government executive Paul Whyte, who has been arrested and charged with a $2.5 million fraud. Source: ABC News | Duration: 50sec Topics: fraud-and-corporate-crime, mosman-park- …
  • As Lula Emerges From Prison, US Media Ignore How Washington Helped Put Him There 15 Nov 2019 09:31 Fair   The Brazilian Supreme Court reversed a 2018 ruling on November 7, upholding the principle of innocent until proven guilty in the 1988 Constitution and declaring it illegal to jail defendants before their appeals processes have been exhausted. Within 24 …
  • WA fat cat’s alleged theft sparks review 15 Nov 2019 08:07 Weekly Times An independent review has been ordered into Western Australia's Housing Authority to find out how a high-paid senior bureaucrat allegedly stole millions of dollars in taxpayer funds. Paul Whyte, 56, and his close associate, Jacob Anthonisz, 43, are …
  • Former financial advisor charged in $2M fraud scheme 15 Nov 2019 05:48 CFQC A former Saskatoon financial advisor now faces charges after a joint investigation by the Saskatoon Police Service and the Saskatoon RCMP. Vincent John Mullee, 69, is charged with criminal breach of trust, fraud over $5,000 and laundering proceeds of crime …
  • Court told top public executive's alleged corruption may total up to $25 million 15 Nov 2019 05:05 ABC.net.au Updated November 15, 2019 16:01:42 Police investigating corruption claims against a senior WA public service executive now say as much as $25 million may be involved in a false invoicing scheme that took place over several years, a court has been told. Key …
  • RIGHT OF REPLY: Acsa spells out details of irregular spending scandal 15 Nov 2019 04:59 Daily Maverick Former CEO of Airports Company of South Africa Bongani Maseko. (Photo: Nadine Hutton / Bloomberg / Getty Images) The board of Airports Company of South Africa has noted an article in Daily Maverick by Ray Mahlaka (“Airports Company of South Africa …
  • Executive's alleged corrupt invoicing scheme may total up to $25m, court told 15 Nov 2019 04:22 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Updated November 15, 2019 15:14:28 Police investigating corruption claims against a senior WA public service executive now say as much as $25 million may be involved in a false invoicing scheme that took place over several years, a court has been told. Key …

White Collar Crime

State Crime

  • ‘Trump is guilty of supreme war crime of aggression’ 15 Nov 2019 14:04 Press TV US President Donald Trump’s approval of an expanded military mission to secure an expanse of oil fields across eastern Syria is a “supreme” form of war crime against a sovereign nation, an American scholar says. “Sending troops into another country to take …
  • Unfunded State Mandates Onerous for Local Law Enforcement 15 Nov 2019 12:25 Lansing Star So-called 'fixes' in this year's New York State's criminal justice reform bill have raised red flags from law enforcement and district attorneys across the state.  Even progressive State Attorney General Letitia James has expressed concerns …
  • IGP approves new CP for Lagos state 15 Nov 2019 11:50 PM News Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Muhammad Adamu, has approved the appointment of CP Hakeem Olusegun Odumosu as the new Commissioner of Police in Lagos state. CP Odumosu is taking over from AIG …
  • Letters to the Editor: The fouling of the San Joaquin River has been an environmental crime against Stockton 15 Nov 2019 11:26 Los Angeles Times To the editor: Bravo to the L.A. Times for adding the oft-overlooked city of Stockton to its calculus of destructive state and federal water policy toward the badly abused San Joaquin River. The editorial nailed it: “The contest is not farms versus fish. …
  • Tajikistan: U.S. Department of State warns tourists of risks due to terrorism 15 Nov 2019 08:10 Times of Central Asia DUSHANBE (TCA) — Tourists should “exercise increased caution in Tajikistan due to terrorism,” the U.S. Department of State said in its travel advisory published on November 13, a week after some 20 IS militants attacked a Tajik border post near Uzbekistan, …
  • Crime scene evidence analyzed 15 Nov 2019 07:48 Fort Dodge Messenger -Messenger photo by Elijah Decious Iowa State Patrol Trooper Mark Anderson walks the court through the scene where El Dominic and Marion Rhodes were found dead, using an illustration made from points of data collected from equipment he typically uses to …
  • Texas State adds FAQs to Clery Act program review 15 Nov 2019 07:38 University Star Texas State has added a list of frequently asked questions in regards to the Department of Education’s current Clery Act Compliance Division Program review. The announcement from University President Denise M. Trauth (Nov. 7), followed the DOE’s …
  • Louisiana voters to pick next state Supreme Court judge 15 Nov 2019 03:28 Washington Times NEW ORLEANS | Louisiana voters have more to face Saturday than electing their next governor. In the state Supreme Court district around New Orleans, they also may determine the tenor of the state’s judiciary for years to come. A powerful coterie of trial …
  • DA looks at new evidence in killing of gas station clerk 15 Nov 2019 03:23 Washington Times MACON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi prosecutor said he’s reexamining a capital murder case after new evidence shows the man charged might not have been at the scene when a gas station attendant was shot and mortally wounded in 2015. District Attorney Scott …
  • State benefit from money laundering and state asset recovery training 15 Nov 2019 03:07 I News Guyana The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in collaboration with the Guyana Police Force’s Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) on Wednesday commenced a three-day training workshop on Financial Investigations and Asset Recovery for State …

Environmental Crime

  • Regulators admit they failed to safety check toxic site for almost a year 21 Oct 2019 08:54 Age The property was the site of the worst industrial blaze in two decades, spewing a cloud of toxic smoke across the city and exposing firefighters and residents to dangerous chemicals and severely damaging Stony Creek. EPA chief executive Dr Cathy Wilkinson …
  • On the road: We need to get off this freeway to nowhere 11 Sep 2019 15:05 Age Senior traffic engineer Andrew O'Brien has stated the obvious – when the North East Link is built, in its current form, Option A, it will have a dramatic effect on the Eastern Freeway. His evidence to the environmental effects hearings into the …
  • Trump wrong about Dems, census, citizenship 15 Jul 2019 04:29 Washington Times WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is spreading falsehoods on issues of race, immigration and American-ness, exhorting four non-white female lawmakers to “go back” to where they came from and crying foul over his failed bid to add a citizenship …
  • The Koch Brothers and the Tar-Sands 09 Jul 2019 01:50 Canadian Dimension John McMurtry   Canadian Business, Canadian Politics   July 8, 2019 Big Lies and Ecocide in Canada As we know, big lies can run free across borders with few people joining the dots. For example, no media has been reporting that China’s growing dispute with …
  • Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret 17 Jun 2019 06:55 The Guardian What happens to your plastic after you drop it in a recycling bin? According to promotional materials from America’s plastics industry, it is whisked off to a factory where it is seamlessly transformed into something new. linker This is not the experience …
  • Ghana marks World Environment Day. 07 Jun 2019 05:55 Ghanaian Times Instituted by the United Nations (UN) in 1974, it is celebrated on June 5every year to promote awareness and action for the protection of the environment. It has, thus become the UN’s flagship platform for campaigning on emerging environmental issues from …
  • Mines & Energy Minister Rallies Liberian to Take Pragmatic Steps in Tackling Air Pollution - Front Page Africa 07 Jun 2019 05:18 Liberian Times Liberia’s Environmental Protection Agency celebrates 2019 World Environment Day with colorful activities that commence with a grand march and culminated with an indoor program attended by cross-section of stakeholders including policymakers and students …
  • Can we arm the nation without harming our own? 24 May 2019 13:26 National Catholic Reporter Dust rising from demolition work can be seen at the old Kansas City Plant site in south Kansas City, Missouri, pictured May 16, 2019. (NCR photo/Toni-Ann Ortiz) Editor's note: As the government invests in the modernization of the U.S. nuclear …
  • Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US 21 May 2019 12:23 The Guardian A total of 1.6 million Americans live next to the most polluting incinerators in the country, with lower-income and minority communities exposed to the vast majority of pollution coming from these waste-burning plants. The burning of household and …
  • How a lawyer, a lobbyist and a legislator waged war on an... 24 Apr 2019 18:06 SF Gate Keisha Brown sits outside her home in Birmingham, Ala. Brown has respiratory problems that she attributes to the level of pollution in her area. Keisha Brown sits outside her home in Birmingham, Ala. Brown has respiratory problems that she attributes to …

Critical Theory

Vegan Criminology

  • The Netherlands May Soon Tax Animal Slaughter - LIVEKINDLY 15 Nov 2019 15:55 Amsterdam News The Netherlands could soon tax animal slaughter, pushing up the price of meat in the country. The Dutch Party for the Animals has submitted the initiative, which could see the Netherlands become the first country in the world to effectively tax meat …
  • Newly inducted ministers capable, efficient: Haryana CM 15 Nov 2019 12:35 Can India News Chandigarh, Nov 15 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said the newly inducted ministers are capable and efficient and will work as a team. This being the second consecutive term of the government, work which was in the pipeline …
  • Nicole Snyder, 2019 Leaders in Law 15 Nov 2019 11:58 Idaho Business Review Driven, dynamic and devoted Using hard-earned success to inspire others   Nicole Snyder works in corproate and employment law at HOlland & Hart in Boise. Photo by Pete Grady. Growing up in rural Ashton, Idaho, Nicole Snyder enjoyed being on her high …
  • Stitches the cat joins Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport's Animal Ambassador crew 15 Nov 2019 08:35 Star Tribune Stitches the cat is soothing the nerves of frazzled fliers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. She made her debut last week and became the first feline to join the airport’s 96 therapy dogs that serve as Animal Ambassadors to reduce stress and …
  • NJ Shelter Leader Indicted on Animal Cruelty Charges 15 Nov 2019 08:00 WCAU The former head of a New Jersey animal shelter is accused of allowing more than 230 cats and nearly 100 dogs to be euthanized prematurely before they could be put up for adoption, violating state law.  Jeff Plunkett, 63, of Hamilton, Township, was indicted …
  • Two Former Hamilton Township Animal Shelter Workers Facing Animal Cruelty Charges 15 Nov 2019 07:48 KYW HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — Two former animal shelter supervisors are facing animal cruelty charges in South Jersey. The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office announced charges against 63-year-old Jeff Plunkett and 57-year-old Todd Bencivengo on Thursday. …
  • Senate confirms controversial Trump judicial nominee 15 Nov 2019 06:16 Politico Prior to his confirmation vote, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) called Menashi a “disgrace.” “He showed a breathtaking contempt for senators on both sides of the aisle,” Schumer said. “His record on race, women’s equality, LGBTQ rights and …
  • Slog PM: Jeff Bezos Considers Owning the Seahawks, Another Deadly School Shooting, We're Saying "Bribery" Now 15 Nov 2019 05:31 AltWeeklies.com "Y'know, before he died, Paul said, 'Pass the pigskin to Jeff. It's his time.'" ALEX WONG / GETTY Should the Makah Tribe be allowed to hunt and kill whales? The Washington state tribe, the only American Indians with a treaty …
  • Animal rights activists push ahead-relentlessly 15 Nov 2019 02:37 Radio Canada InternationaI Animal welfare advocates scored a major victory in June when the House of Commons voted to ban keeping whales, dolphins and porpoises in captivity. (Scott Dunlop/Canadian Press) Camille Labchuk took a vow of silence over the weekend. Bound for no …
  • South Africa struggles to manage wildlife ranching: why it's a problem 15 Nov 2019 01:50 Africa News Over the past few decades, South Africa has seen a dramatic conversion from livestock or crop farming to wildlife ranching - known locally as game farming. The result has been a rapid rise in areas enclosed by game fences and a high demand for wildlife. …