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Policing the American city

Rosa Brooks, the Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law and Policy at Georgetown University Law Center and founder of Georgetown’s Innovative Policing Program, will deliver the Winston Center’s Chambers Lecture on March 1 at 6 p.m. in Gasson 100. Brooks … Continue reading

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Life on 6th Street

Sociologist Alice Goffman, author of On The Run: Fugitive Life in an American City (The University of Chicago Press, 2014), will speak on Sept. 8 at 7:00 p.m. in Devlin Hall, 101.  Listed among the best nonfiction books of 2014 by Publisher’s … Continue reading

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The story of Samuel Battle

Pulitzer Prize winner Arthur Browne has published One Righteous Man: Samuel Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York (Beacon Press, 2015), the story of New York City’s first African American police officer. With an unpublished manuscript by … Continue reading

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