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Symposium on Evidence-Based Policy Attracts More Than 250 Attendees

Symposium on Evidence-Based Policy Attracts More Than 250 Attendees

Mason’s Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP) joined forces with the Campbell Collaboration to host workshops and a Symposium on Evidence-Based Policy at Mason on Aug. 15 and 16, attracting more than 250 participants from around the world.

Supreme Court Debates Mason's Research in Criminal Flight Ruling

Supreme Court Debates Mason's Research in Criminal Flight Ruling

The United States Supreme Court ruled in a 6-to-3 decision in June that fleeing the police in a vehicle could be a violent felony, and could also lead to 15-year prison terms for offenders. The court came to this ruling after vigorously debating research by Cynthia Lum, a member of the Criminology, Law and Society faculty, and George Fachner, MA '09, Criminology, Law and Society.

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Weisburd Wins Klachky Prize from Hebrew University

Weisburd Wins Klachky Prize from Hebrew University

Dr. David Weisburd, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at Mason and Professor of Law and Criminal Justice at The Hebrew University has won the 2011 Klachky Prize for the Advancement of the Frontiers of Science.

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Johnson Center Cinema to Show "Living for 32"

Johnson Center Cinema to Show "Living for 32"

On Thursday April 28th at 4:30 p.m., the Department of Criminology, Law and Society and the Film and Media Studies program will show "Living for 32" in the Johnson Center Cinema. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session with the subject of the film, Colin Goddard, and his father, Andy Goddard.

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