April 1, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Student Research Panel Discusses U.S. Criminal Justice System, April 9

Join Students for Law, Justice  & Culture for a student-led discussion on the features and flaws of the United States criminal justice system. The research panel is Thursday, April 9, at 5 p.m. in Baker 231.

Annalycia Liston-Beck, a freshman studying Political Science, will present her paper on “Interest Groups and Guantanamo Bay.” Selina Nadeau, a sophomore studying Journalism, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Law, Justice & Culture, will present on “SCOTUS’ Journey to Banning Police Cell Phone Searches without Warrants.” Olayemi Olurin, a senior in Political Science, will present her thesis “Colored Bodies Matter: The Relationships between Our Bodies and Power.” Kristen Riley will present on “Federalism, Legal Professionalism, and Innovation: Reforming the Standard of Admissibility of Expert Testimony in the 50 States.”

The moderator will be Dr. Solveig Spjeldnes, Social Work professor. Her research interests include criminal justice policy and environmental factors associated with criminal recidivism.

The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Law, Justice & Culture.

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