Melissa Burek

56 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Followers | @MelissaWins19gd | I am an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator for tje  Criminal Justice Program and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies for the College of Health and Human Services at BGSU. For more information about CJ at BGSU, go to www.bgsu.edu/cj. 

Virginia quietly grants death row inmates new privileges

Now, the seven men awaiting execution get an extra half-hour of recreation each day, and officials are building a new yard with a basketball court and exercise equipment. They can hang out with up to three other death row inmates for an hour daily, and the state is building a room where they can …

Scare Headlines Exaggerated The U.S. Crime Wave

A full list of the top 60 cities gives a more nuanced picture.<p><i>We’ve updated this article with the homicide data from Anaheim, California, which we</i> …

Law Enforcement

Decision in Microsoft case could set dangerous global precedent, experts say

A verdict against the company could be troubling, legal experts warn, as governments consider whether they can require tech firms to reveal private data<p>The US government takes on Microsoft in a Manhattan court on Wednesday morning – and if the verdict goes badly for the software giant, the decision …

Privacy

Criminal Justice Reform Proliferating Across the Country

WASHINGTON—In recent years, there has been an upsurge of discussions and legislation favoring criminal justice reform. Many experts and policymakers …