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criminal justice

Commentary
A pattern of 'maximum tolerance'
Published Oct 1, 2018
Kavanaugh hearings reveal a discrepancy in how affluent white offenders experience criminal justice system in America, sociologist Vesla Weaver writes / Vox.com
When the abuser is a child, too
Published Spring 2018
The criminal justice system is failing children convicted of child sex abuse, Hopkins researchers say / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Interdisciplinary scholars
Trailblazing social scientist joins JHU
Published Nov 6, 2017
Vesla Weaver is a leading scholar on racial inequality, criminal justice issues
Activism is the new black
Published Feb 11, 2016
'Orange Is the New Black' author Piper Kerman discusses prison reform
Race in America
A broken system
Published Dec 2, 2015
America's broken criminal justice system is our 'greatest civil rights challenge,' filmmaker says