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Students, experts discuss criminal justice reform

Students, experts discuss criminal justice reform

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under 2. Featured, Campus, News

The Global Studies Center invited three criminal justice experts to inform students about the reasons behind inequalities in the criminal justice system and discuss potential solutions. Dr. Leah Jacobs from the School of Social Work opened the conversation with the topic of incarceration. “To really get to the heart of this issue, you have to recognize the institutional nature of [this nation’s] policies,” Jacobs said.

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