Criminology

Critical Criminology

  • Why probation and parole don’t work as advertised February 22, 2024 2:00 am Knowable Magazine Marcella Soto had four children by the time she was 22 and was on and off welfare during the years they were growing up. By 2018, she was working a government job in California when she was charged with six counts of welfare fraud. Unable to prove that she …
  • Becoming a Learning Organization for Recruitment February 21, 2024 9:23 pm Police Chief Magazine   Recruiting personnel is a continuous challenge for police organizations. Many U.S. state and local government employers identify policing positions as their most difficult to fill—more difficult than engineering, information technology, or firefighting …
  • The future of work and education February 21, 2024 8:18 pm The White Bear Press - Minnesota In an era where CEOs and industry leaders grapple with an emerging work landscape, we in education are at the crossroads of the present and future. As stewards of the next generation, our charge in White Bear Lake Area Schools is not merely to prepare …
  • Two Black moms say police won’t solve their children’s murders. A new study asks: is race to blame? February 21, 2024 7:15 pm The Guardian For nearly a decade, Nicole Gardner would tense up any time someone asked: “How many kids do you have?” Her daughter Ronique Gardner Williams was shot and killed in 2015 while riding in a car in Richmond, California. Seven years later, her eldest son, …
  • State-of-the-art skill building for the brass February 20, 2024 5:29 pm American Police Beat Magazine iStock.com/kasto80 According to the National Policing Institute, the paradigm of evidence-based policing (EBP) followed the concepts of evidence-based medicine (EBM), which was adopted as standard professional practice in the early 1990s. EBP involves …
  • Troy University’s first mock trial team wins awards at first competition February 20, 2024 1:38 am Troy University - Alabama Troy University’s first ever mock trial team competed at the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Jackson Regional held Feb. 16-18 in Jackson, Mississippi, bringing home two awards. The AMTA, the governing body of intercollegiate mock trials in the …
  • What Did Criminology Ever Do for Police Officers? February 19, 2024 11:47 pm Psychology Today This post was written by Jason Roach and Ken Pease. According to their conference website, the organizers of the British Society of Criminology (BSC) 2024 annual conference claim that "BSC 2024 will showcase creative, critical research taking place in …
  • Minderoo Foundation appoints new Gender Equality Executive Director February 19, 2024 10:33 pm Women's Agenda After a global search, long-standing Minderoo leader Jacqueline Joudo Larsen commenced as Minderoo’s new Gender Equality Executive Director at the beginning of this year. Now, the philanthropic organisation is deep in strategy mode assessing its vision for …
  • How Indian detective fiction has decoded ethnographic puzzles, questioned hierarchical structures February 19, 2024 8:47 am Scroll.in To invoke a classic reflection from an earlier era, WH Auden, in The Guilty Vicarage, famously described the genre of detective fiction (the “whodunit”) as an exploration of the dialectic of innocence and guilt. In his account, detective fiction is a mode …
  • Parade shooting suspects charged February 17, 2024 12:09 pm Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Two juveniles were charged with crimes connected to the mass shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl rally, authorities said Friday, as the city tries to recover in the aftermath of the violence. A news release from the …

Crime Theory

Black Lives Matter

Gender and Crime

  • Church juggles delayed abuse allegation, pastor's 'tremendous growth' February 22, 2024 3:25 pm Indianapolis Star - Indiana Rosalyn and Keith Carlson felt proud as pastors at their church preached about the importance of taking a strong stand to support sexual abuse survivors. The message at Grace Church Noblesville called for swift action against abusers and healing aid for …
  • Why the Most Educated People in America Fall for Anti-Semitic Lies February 15, 2024 3:40 pm The Atlantic This article was featured in the One Story to Read Today newsletter. Sign up for it here. By now, December’s congressional hearing about anti-Semitism at universities, during which the presidents of Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and MIT all …
  • ‘Variety Confidential’ Revisits the Errol Flynn Trial That Became a Media Circus January 24, 2024 7:07 pm Variety After starring in the 1935 film “Captain Blood,” actor Errol Flynn became the big screen’s foremost swashbuckler. Seven years later, two underage girls accused the golden age movie star of statutory rape. In “When You’re A Star,” the sixth episode of …
  • Human Trafficking Prevention Needs A Public Health Approach January 11, 2024 4:59 pm Forbes January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Children make up 1 in 4 victims of human trafficking ... [+] including forced labor, early marriage and sexual exploitation.getty January 11th is recognized as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day and …
  • Triple killer, multi-millionaire rapist and 'Brixton R Kelly' among 42 notorious criminals jailed in the UK in December January 6, 2024 10:36 am Manchester Evening News A double-killer who committed his third murder while on licence and an extremist who planned a terror attack at London's Hyde Park were among the worst offenders sent to jail in the UK in the final month of last year. Other criminals facing lengthy …
  • Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 12.13.23 December 13, 2023 9:51 am Florida Politics Good Wednesday morning. A top-of-Sunburn happy birthday shoutout to the best state Party Chair in Florida, Nikki Fried of the Florida Democratic Party. Nikki Fried celebrates another trip around the sun. ___ Breaking overnight — “School Board urges Moms …
  • The 50 best movies of 2023 December 10, 2023 8:59 pm Far Out Magazine (Credits: Far Out / Press) Another 12 months have passed, seeing with it the consumption a trillion kernels of popcorn, a good billion scoops of ice cream, and millions of movies being viewed across the world. Much like every other year, 2023 has been …
  • Can Women Be Prosecuted For Rape Under Section 375 IPC? SC Examines December 1, 2023 2:10 pm SheThePeople TV Can women commit rape? Can women be prosecuted for rape under the Section 375 IPC? It is to examine these questions the Supreme Court has taken up a case in hand in which a woman has been charged with facilitating another woman's rape. The accused …
  • The rise of the mega misogynists December 1, 2023 1:59 pm Cosmopolitan UK Michelle Thompson Editor’s note: This article was first published on 22 November 2022 in the December/January print edition of Cosmopolitan UK. As such, some details in the article may now be out of date and not reflective of the current situation. In …
  • Nebraska group seeks to enshrine right to abortion 'until fetal viability' in state constitution November 15, 2023 4:57 pm Lincoln Journal Star - Nebraska Abortion rights advocates in Nebraska who are launching a ballot initiative campaign this week are seeking to enshrine "a fundamental right to abortion until fetal viability" into the state's constitution, according to proposed policy …

Prison Privatization

  • AdWatch: Gloves come off in guv’s race, with ad rapping Otter over prison scandal February 22, 2024 3:25 pm The Spokesman-Review - Washington State The gloves have come off in Idaho’s governor’s race, with Democratic challenger A.J. Balukoff launching a hard-hitting new ad faulting GOP Gov. Butch Otter’s handling of a scandal involving the state’s largest prison. You can read my full AdWatch story …
  • Abolish ICE! Fighting for Humanity over Profit in Immigration Policy February 22, 2024 3:25 pm North American Congress on Latin America In its less than 20 years of existence, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has amassed an extensive and shocking record of human rights violations. The current administration’s anti-immigrant sentiment has radicalized the agency, emboldening it to …
  • Letters to the Editor (5): Wednesday, February 21, 2024 February 22, 2024 4:22 am The Kelowna Daily Courier Basic income is about dignity Dear Editor: While Canada’s wealth has increased, inequality has widened and families across Canada are struggling in the face of an unprecedented cost of living crisis. A guaranteed livable basic income for all would break …
  • First witness testifies in federal trial for ex-JEA execs accused in Jacksonville’s largest fraud scheme February 21, 2024 3:54 pm WJXT News 4 Jax - Florida JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – What began in 2019 as a proposal to sell city-owned utility JEA, ballooned into what many consider the largest attempted fraud scheme in Jacksonville’s history. The alleged scheme resulted in the federal indictments of former JEA CEO …
  • President Javier Milei's parcel of laws to deregulate Argentina approved by the Argentine Congress February 20, 2024 11:42 pm Global Voices Image by Gabriela Mesones Rojo for Global Voices. The so-called Omnibus Law, pet project of Javier Milei, elected president of Argentina in November 2023, was approved on February 2, 2024 in the Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Congress by 144 in favor …
  • Alexei Navalny exposed Putin’s $1.4B mansion, $700M superyacht ‘to mobilize people to fight’: expert February 17, 2024 1:51 am New York Post Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny rose to prominence capturing the hearts and minds of the Russian people at the same time that Vladimir Putin stole their votes. Instead of self-imposed exile following a failed 2020 assassination attempt using …
  • The return of ideology February 17, 2024 12:02 am New Eastern Europe Russia and Iran are well known for their traditionalist politics both at home and abroad. Despite this, questions still remain as to how these outlooks are supported and maintained over time. It appears that deeply rooted social factors are responsible for …
  • Swedbank Estonia chief: Privatized companies may interest local investors February 16, 2024 8:40 am ERR The Estonian government's plans to privatize stakes in seven state-owned companies may be of interest to local investors, while foreign investors are probably deterred by geopolitical uncertainty, said Olavi Lepp, head of Swedbank Estonia, on …
  • Seven of Estonia's state-owned companies set to be privatized February 15, 2024 5:45 pm ERR On Thursday, the Estonian Ministry of Finance on Thursday revealed the seven state-owned companies that the ministries, in their capacity as stakeholders, have judged most appropriate for privatization. Ministers will now begin making preparations for the …
  • Election 2024: Here are the candidates for LAUSD’s District 1 February 13, 2024 2:27 pm LA Daily News In South Los Angeles, there are seven candidates running to represent District 1 on the LAUSD’s school board. The seven-member Board of Education oversees policy for Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest district in the nation, with about …

Prison Abolition

  • Black firsts February 21, 2024 8:28 pm The Collegian - Texas THE EDITORS The Collegian collegian.editor@tccd.edu With the end of Black History Month approaching, the talented and notable Black people of various fields become increasingly important to highlight and important to celebrate.  It was Carter G. Woodson …
  • Sara Ahmed and the Joys of Killjoy Feminism February 21, 2024 4:23 pm The Nation Books & the Arts / February 20, 2024 Sara Ahmed and the joys of killjoy feminism. To be a feminist killjoy means celebrating a different kind of joy, the joy that comes from doing critical damage to what damages so much of the world. Ad Policy …
  • PEX 2024: Future literacy, abolition, and espressos February 21, 2024 3:58 pm Alliance magazine We started our PEX 2024 journey surrounded by the multi-coloured murals and graffiti of a suburb in the heart of Rome. The short walk to the venue made clear that despite being primed as the next candidate on the gentrification target list, the area …
  • “We Need to Listen” February 20, 2024 4:47 pm Vera Institute of Justice - New York State I was born and raised on Long Island, but I always considered Brooklyn home. My childhood was extremely difficult and traumatic. My father was neglectful and abusive, and my stepdad and mother made things difficult for me at home as well. I grew up in …
  • Hope Is a Practice and a Discipline: Building a Path to a Counterculture of Care February 19, 2024 2:22 pm The Nonprofit Quarterly Image credit: “Hopefully” by Martine Mooijenkind Editors’ note: This article is from Nonprofit Quarterly Magazine’s winter 2023 issue, “Love as Social Order: How Do We Build a World Based in Love?” This article was excerpted from Let This Radicalize You: …
  • The media never pushing left MPs hard February 14, 2024 8:02 pm Kiwiblog February 15, 2024 7:00am by David Farrar Liam Hehir writes: Unpopular stances held by politicians can come under intense scrutiny. Sometimes. Consider christopher luxon's pro-life position on abortion. Under repeat questioning, he painted himself into …
  • Hundreds of Pro-Palestine Protestors Stage Events at MoMA and Brooklyn Museum February 11, 2024 4:50 pm Art in America As the conflict between Israel and Hamas continues, hundreds of people gathered inside the Museum of Modern Art and outside of the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday for protests. Images and videos posted on Instagram show several banners unfurled inside MoMA’s …
  • Opinion: Let's continue reducing the prison population in Mass. Murylo Batista  February 11, 2024 1:02 pm Cape Cod Times - Massachusetts Let’s Decarcerate On Jan. 24, the Massachusetts Department of Corrections (MCI) announced the closure of MCI-Concord, a medium-security men’s prison that once detained Malcolm X, is scheduled for the summer. Citing mounting costs, major repairs, and a …
  • Oak Park school among first to teach AP African American Studies class February 8, 2024 11:40 pm CBS 2 Chicago - Illinois CHICAGO (CBS) – A high school in suburban Oak Park made history by teaching Black history. Oak Park and River Forest High School was the first in the state to offer the new Advanced Placement (AP) African American Studies course. The AP program gives high …
  • News: Angela Davis and Iwona Buczkowska named winners of the 2024 Ada Louise Huxtable Prize and Jane Drew Prize for Architecture February 8, 2024 9:52 pm Bustler News The Jane Drew Prize for Architecture and Ada Louise Huxtable Prize for Contribution to Architecture winners have been announced today by UK-based publications Architects’ Journal and The Architectural Review as part of their annual W Awards program, which …

Corporate Crime

  • Uttar Pradesh Complementing India’s Target of A Developed Nation” February 22, 2024 2:59 pm eGov Magazine Highlighting the significant reforms being undertaken by the state government, Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, IAS, Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh shares exclusive insights with Ritika Srivastava of Elets News Network (ENN) about the development …
  • Mosaic Offers $25m In Customized Coverage February 22, 2024 2:58 pm Bernews Mosaic Insurance has launched a suite of specialized financial institutions products, offering $25 million in investment management insurance [IMI], blended with cyber and other coverage for asset managers, funds, and associated directors. A spokesperson …
  • Electoral Bonds: Anonymous Donor Names will Set the Cat Among the Pigeons February 22, 2024 2:57 pm The Probe Photo courtesy: Special arrangement Before T.N. Seshan took over as the Chief Election Commissioner in 1990, Indian elections used to be skewed in favour of the moneyed and the powerful. At that time, there were too many horror stories of vote stuffing …
  • Renovations taking place to Urban League headquarters February 22, 2024 2:54 pm KTVI - Missouri ST. LOUIS – The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is growing inside its headquarters and out on Kingshighway. FOX 2’s Ty Hawkins spoke to the president and CEO, Michael McMillan, about the agency’s vision to continue empowering people in St. Louis. “ …
  • Bill Lamb: If downtown is going to thrive we must offer tax incentives. February 22, 2024 2:44 pm Courier-Journal - Kentucky Mayor Greenburg’s rosy State of the City speech notwithstanding, Louisville is in big trouble and as Louisville goes, so goes Kentucky. The mayor, the governor and the state legislature all seemed to be caught flat footed when three major businesses – …
  • Political Party Can Be Sued For Defamation: Karnataka HC Declines To Quash Congress Legislator's Suit Against BJP Over Allegedly Defamatory Tweets February 22, 2024 2:43 pm Live Law The Karnataka High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea filed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seeking to quash a defamation complaint filed by Indian National Congress Legislator Rizwan Arshad, over allegedly defamatory tweets made by the party against …
  • February 2024: 10th anniversary of the conflict in Ukraine February 22, 2024 2:33 pm Pressenza In the coming days, we will surely hear about the so-called second anniversary of the war in Ukraine. Western governments, corporate media broadcasting the official pro-US line all day long, and “experts”-propagandists of this line will deliver their …
  • Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner announce new grant available to bolster cyber security at schools February 22, 2024 2:21 pm The Scarborough News The new scheme is a partnership with the North East Business Resilience Centre (NEBRC), a police-led not for profit organisation funded by policing, corporate business and in partnership with academia at Sheffield Hallam and Northumbria Universities. The …
  • 'Unscrupulous landlords' taking advantage of crisis - TD February 22, 2024 1:01 pm RTE Ireland Labour leader Ivana Bacik has accused "unscrupulous landlords" of taking advantage of the rental crisis. During Leaders Questions in the Dáil, she referred to the case of Marc Godart, a Luxemburg investor, accused of unlawful evictions, failing …
  • These 47 Tennessee gun stores sold most firearms used in crimes. February 22, 2024 11:24 am Knox News - Tennessee The federal government is keeping an eye on which gun stores are selling the most firearms used in crimes. And they have identified 47 in Tennessee. More than 1,300 gun stores across the nation are on the watch list which has been kept secret for more than …

White Collar Crime

  • The Dark Triad February 22, 2024 3:25 pm Recruiter Narcissism at work has become a bit of a catch-all term for those difficult to work with, someone with little compassion for colleagues, and who often derails or holds up projects due their attitude. However, narcissism is only one of three personality …
  • 7 of the Best Little Italys in America You Probably Haven’t Been To February 22, 2024 3:25 pm Matador Network Providence Not that we’re ever ones to stereotype about organized crime and the types of people who participated in it, but there’s a reason the first-ever Crimetown podcast centered on Providence. The famous Coin-o-Matic building on Federal Hill was the …
  • Rains show need for creative thinking on homeless February 22, 2024 4:50 am The Antelope Valley Press - California A look at what homeless individuals suffered during the record-level intense rains of early February demonstrated for a second consecutive year the utter inadequacy of programs to help California’s approximately 180,000 unhoused. It also exposed the crying …
  • Allison Clare KC on her career and acting for ex-City solicitor acquitted of fraud February 22, 2024 3:21 am The Times Allison Clare KC from Red Lion Chambers successfully acted for Suhail Zina, a former solicitor at the City law firm Clifford Chance, who was acquitted of fraud and insider dealing after a judge at Southwark crown court accepted submissions at the end of …
  • Alvin Bragg’s Case Against Trump Is Stronger Than You Think February 22, 2024 2:14 am Daily Beast Former President Donald J. Trump just can’t shake Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg off him. While Trump is on the verge of successfully delaying his federal criminal prosecutions until well into the red zone of the 2024 election, or even after the …
  • WA Man Gets Prison for $1M Theft from Elderly Wells Fargo Clients February 22, 2024 12:01 am KIT - Washington State Imagine that you discovered tiny increments of your cash have been stolen. It would be horrifying to find out that money has been stolen from your bank account-by the bank's branch manager! I’ve seen hackers in movies using computers to steal pennies …
  • Nikhil Bhatia, Illinois 7th Congressional District February 21, 2024 11:39 pm Chicago Sun Times - Illinois Nikhil Bhatia profile About Nikhil Bhatia Party: Democratic Elected office: U.S. House of Representatives District: 7 Incumbent: No Opponent: Kina Collins, Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Danny Davis, Kouri Marshall Age: 36 Hometown: Chicago Work: Teacher, Gary …
  • Killers On Camera: 5 Murder Cases That Remain Unsolved Despite Video Evidence February 21, 2024 8:46 pm HuffPost This is an excerpt from our true crime newsletter, Suspicious Circumstances, which sends the biggest unsolved mysteries, white-collar scandals and captivating cases straight to your inbox every week. Sign up here. Surveillance footage has become a crucial …
  • Maryland District Attorney’s Office appoints Simpson Thacher partner as special counsel February 21, 2024 8:16 pm The Global Legal Post The US Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett litigation partner Alicia Washington as a special counsel. Washington returns to the public sector after almost two and a half years at Simpson Thacher having …
  • The Bureau of Prisons and the challenges going into 2024 February 21, 2024 8:01 pm Federal News Network - Washington D.C. In 2023, the Bureau of Prisons completed its first full year under the leadership of Director Colette Peters. Peters, who is the sixth director in as many years, replaced controversial director Michael Carvajal, who took over leadership of the BOP just as …

State Crime

Environmental Crime

Critical Theory

  • Chinese immigrant running for Congress fears Marxism followed her to US February 22, 2024 12:29 pm Fox News Join Fox News for access to this content Plus get unlimited access to thousands of articles, videos and more with your free account! Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email, you are agreeing to Fox News Terms of Service and Privacy …
  • The War on Education—in Gaza and at Home February 15, 2024 3:41 pm In These Times - Illinois On January 17, after having first occupied it as a military base and interrogation center, the Israeli army employed scores of landmines to blow up Israa University, the last institution of higher learning then left standing in Gaza. While the terms ​“ …
  • How a conservative proposes to save higher education | Opinion February 12, 2024 11:04 pm Deseret News - Utah Oct. 7 of last year has taken its place in history as yet another “day that will live in infamy.” The shock of the Hamas slaughter of Israeli innocents — and the baffling response from so many young Americans — continues to reverberate. The tragedy threw a …
  • Florida GOP Wants Kids To Learn About 'Cultural Marxism' So They Can't Be Baked Into Matzos February 7, 2024 3:55 pm Wonkette - Michigan Republicans in the Florida House of Representatives are worried that little children may be subjected to woke propaganda like the idea that LGBTQ+ people exist, and while they’ve already made saying gay a crime, they want kids to better understand the …
  • The Catholic Church and Anti-Racialism February 2, 2024 8:59 am The Catholic Thing Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the influential “1619 Project,” once claimed that “the white race is the biggest murderer, rapist, pillager, and thief of the modern world.” Naturally, she also dismisses criticisms of her work as motivated by …
  • The Death of Lenin and a Century of Crimes Against Humanity - Dr. Mackubin Owens February 1, 2024 2:24 pm GoLocalProv - Rhode Island Thursday, February 01, 2024 Dr. Mackubin Owens, MINDSETTER™   View Larger + PHOTO: Soviet Artefacts, Unsplash Just over a century ago, Vladimir Lenin, the founder of the Russian Communist Party who orchestrated the October Revolution, died. We should not …
  • How To Stop Cultural Marxism From Destroying Your Church January 30, 2024 11:24 am The Federalist Although I am a conservative evangelical who leans toward a young Earth, I have always insisted that a literal six-day creation must not be a litmus test for orthodox Christianity. But that does not mean I am “soft” on Darwin. Many would argue, as I once …
  • How the FBI and CIA went woke January 22, 2024 2:24 pm The Blaze “We will make America stink.” So declared a Soviet Communist International leader after deploying Kremlin agents to teach at American universities and refine critical theories to destroy our society from within. The “critical” nature of those theories was …
  • A Liberal Takedown of Identity Politics  January 21, 2024 10:16 am The Washington Free Beacon In The Identity Trap, Yascha Mounk, who teaches international affairs at Johns Hopkins, joins a number of eminent critics of the identitarian movement that has come to dominate both American academia and, increasingly, our political and social life. He …
  • Marxism-Leninism and the Russian Revolution January 20, 2024 12:25 am Morning Star LENIN is commonly perceived solely as a revolutionary activist who applied Marxist theory to the practice of revolution — a successful one! However this is not the whole story. Lenin was an important theoretician who developed Marxist theory in three …

Vegan Criminology