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The rhetorical crackdown on immigration, drugs

May 23, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice is pursuing a harsher line on immigration offences and drug offences, imprisoning more people for violating immigration laws and seeking longer sentences for those convicted of drug crimes. Mona Lynch, a professor of criminology, law and society, spoke with the Marshall Project about recent Justice Department activities.

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Social Ecology alum to lead Cal State Dominguez Hills

May 22, 2018

Social Ecology alum Thomas Parham, who is currently UCI's vice chancellor for student affairs, will be taking the reins at Cal State Dominguez Hills as the university's next president. He was featured in the Orange County Register.

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Spotify "hate content" policy faces backlash

May 14, 2018

Charis Kubrin, a professor of criminology, law and society, discusses Spotify's new policy targeting "hate content" with the magazine Variety.

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