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CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN THE UNITED STATES:
Lessons from the Past, Prospects for a New Crime Commission
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:00am-12:15pm
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106, Washington D.C.
Related Bill: S.573 – National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2017

Thank you all for participating in the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy’s Congressional Briefing, funded by the Harry F. Guggenheim Foundation. This important briefing featured the nation’s top criminologists discussing key lessons and developments in criminal justice practice and research since the 1967 Lyndon B. Johnson landmark Crime Commission, as well as the prospects and subjects needed to be included for the next Crime Commission, introduced in this session of Congress.

All papers from this project (Criminology and Public Policy)

Minute-By-Minute AGENDA                                       

FLYER for this event

 

PRESENTERS

  • CYNTHIA LUM, Director and Professor, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, George Mason University
    Opening Remarks
  • ALFRED BLUMSTEIN, University Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
    Science and Technology
  • JODI LANE, Professor, University of Florida
    Juvenile Justice
  • CASSIA SPOHN, Professor, Arizona State University
    Prosecution
  • WESLEY SKOGAN, Professor, Northwestern University
    Policing
  • DORIS MACKENZIE, Professor, Penn State University
    Corrections
  • ROBERT CRUTCHFIELD, Professor, University of Washington 
    Race, Crime and Criminal Justice
  • BRYCE PARDO, University of Maryland
    Narcotics and Drug Abuse
  • LAWRENCE SHERMAN, Professor, University of Maryland and University of Cambridge
    Domestic Violence (Policing)
  • JOANNE BELKNAP, Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder and
    Domestic Violence (Non-Policing)
  • PAUL WORMELI, Executive Director Emeritus, IJIS Institute
    Criminal Justice Statistics
  • TED GEST, President, Criminal Justice Journalists
    Prospects for a New Crime Commission
  • SENATOR GARY C. PETERS, U.S. Senator for Michigan
    Closing Remarks