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The capture of a fugitive

A new book by Boston College alumnus Dave Wedge and co-author Casey Sherman tells the story of the capture and death of James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious Boston mobster who was a fugitive for 16 years. Hunting Whitey: The Inside … Continue reading

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Anthony Ray Hinton, who was exonerated after spending nearly 30 years on death row, will present “Surviving Criminal Justice in America” on Apr. 3 at 4:00 p.m. in the Murray Function Room at Yawkey Center. Hinton was wrongfully convicted of … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black

Piper Kerman will speak on criminal justice reform as part of the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics’ Chambers Lecture series on Feb. 19 in Gasson Hall, room 100. Kerman is the author of the best-selling memoir, Orange Is the New … Continue reading

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The decriminalization of white America

Khalil Gibran Muhammad will speak on “Erasure: The Decriminalization of White America” on Oct. 25 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, Room 100. Muhammad is a professor of history, race and public policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at … Continue reading

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