Conflicting Conceptions of Justice in the 1970s: Policing and Racial Disparities by Delores Jones-Brown (2/11/13)

Policing and Racial Disparities
Delores Jones-Brown
7:00-8:30pm, February 11, 2013

John Jay College, CUNY
T-Building – Haaren Hall, Room: 630
899 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10019

Delores Jones-Brown is a Professor in the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She was the founding director of the John Jay College Center on Race, Crime and Justice where she currently serves as faculty research fellow. Her areas of research and scholarship: include race, crime and the administration of justice; police-community relations; juvenile justice, and the legal socialization of adolescent males. Her book, Race, Crime and Punishment, won a New York Public Library award in 2001.

The series, Conflicting Conceptions of Justice in the 1970s, will include artists, activists and scholars who will share their views in lectures and discussion throughout the winter and spring of 2013. Each lecture will comprise a presentation of approximately 45 minutes followed by 45 minutes of Q&A with the audience. The presentations are as stimulating as they are informative, while the discussion segments engage the audience actively and provide an opportunity for the speakers to expound on their ideas.

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