Criminology, Law and Society
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Weisburd Lecture on Place-Based Policing at Community Justice 2012 Conference

Dr. David Weisburd will speak at Community Justice Conference 2012: The International Conference of Community Courts on January 31, 2012 about "The Lessons of Place-Based Policing."

The Center for Court Innovation and the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance are offering a  unique opportunity to learn more about community justice and other criminal justice innovations. Community Justice 2012, the International Conference of Community Courts will be held in Washington D.C. on Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2012. This multi-disciplinary conference is intended for judges, police officials, attorneys, community corrections officials, court administrators, victim advocates, community organizers and others with an interest in criminal justice reform. It will provide participants with both hands-on tools to improve their work and access to cutting-edge research in the field. What does science tell us about the nature of addiction? How do you sustain innovative programs over the long haul? Is it possible to improve the administration of justice by focusing on procedural fairness? What does a good community restitution program look like? These are just some of the questions that will be answered over the course of the conference.

Featured speakers include:

Laurie O. Robinson
Assistant Attorney General

Denise O’Donnell
Bureau of Justice Assistance

R. Gil Kerlikowske
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

David Weisburd, Ph.D.
Center for Evidence Based Crime Policy

Tom R. Tyler, Ph.D.
New York University

Wilson M. Compton, M.D., M.P.E.
National Institute on Drug Abuse

For conference information, agenda and registration: Community Justice 2012

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