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News and Announcements

Category: Justice Studies

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Dr. Daniela Peterka-Benton featured in BBC Trending podcast

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Jason Williams Provides Commentary for NJ Spotlight

Jason Williams receives prestigious Outstanding Mentorship Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

The Jersey Four

The Jersey Four at Montclair State

Jessica Henry

No Crime Wrongful Convictions: A TEDx talk by Professor Henry

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Black Lives Matter in Research: Building Transdisciplinary Collaboratives and Approaches to Addressing Racism in Research

Nancy Erika Smith addressed graduates of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at a commencement ceremony in June.

Is The Law a Tool of Social Justice?

“Superlawyer” Nancy Erika Smith ’77 joins University panel discussion October 14

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Professor Jessica Henry’s Book Picked as Silver Award Winner

“Smoke but No Fire” was named a silver award winner for best book in the INDIES Book of the Year Awards

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Rioting for Resurrection: Masculinity, White Supremacy, and Religion at the US Capitol Insurrection

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Race and Justice in America: Unpacking Police Violence, Mass Incarceration and the Courts

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‘Juvenile lifers’ should be considered for release during pandemic – Op-Ed

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What Needs to Change?

Social justice expert Jason Williams discusses the underlying systemic issues that create an environment in which Black people die at the hands of police