LBJ School faculty, students and alumni are working to transform the juvenile justice system.
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The LBJ School of Public Affairs has named the winners of its inaugural Dean’s Advancement for Inclusion Awards, created to highlight the activities of LBJ students, faculty and staff dedicated to fostering an inclusive community.
Sandra Bland's death in the Waller County Jail in July 2015 sparked public outrage and calls for changes to the criminal justice system. LBJ professor and criminal justice expert Michele Deitch discusses how police encounters can escalate.
Hawaii's solution to prison overcrowding brought new problems—chief among them oversight. LBJ professor and criminal justice expert Michele Deitch discusses independent oversight with VICE.
Opponents say the Sandra Bland Act would strip peace officers of vital tools. LBJ Professor Michele Deitch weighs in.
The Trump administration’s vow to be tougher on crime and illegal immigration plus his top law enforcement officer’s endorsement of privately run prisons have sent shares of private prison management companies soaring. LBJ Professor Michele Deitch discusses.
The federal government will not phase out its contracts with private prisons, Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicated in a memo on Thursday, highlighting the Trump administration's contrasting approach to criminal justice after Obama-era reforms. LBJ School Professor Michele Deitch weighs in.
Prison inmate deaths have seen a slight increase, but what is noticeable is the racial divide in how inmates succumb. LBJ Professor Michele Deitch discusses mental health treatment in jails and prisons.
Michele Deitch comments on possible impacts of a Trump presidency on private prison contracts in the U.S.
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