News: Criminal Justice

Senior Research Scientist Vincent Schiraldi Appointed Head of NYC Correction

The youth justice reformer will bring his decades-long experience to bear during the final days of Mayor de Blasio’s administration….

June 10 @ 10:59 pm

Dean’s Spring Lecture Series Spotlights the Scholarship of Race and Racism

Topics addressed thus far include data racialization, educational disparities, and the constraints of life after prison. This past semester, the…

June 2 @ 9:38 pm

Reactions to the Derek Chauvin Verdict by Two CSSW Professors

Two of our professors, Carmela Alcántara and Courtney Cogburn, contributed to an “In Brief” feature on Columbia News, Reactions to…

April 23 @ 9:36 pm

Undergraduates Engage with Social Work through the Justice and Pandemics Preparedness Academy

Columbia School of General Studies reached out to CSSW to partner on a novel Columbia undergraduate co-curricular program. Toward the…

January 25 @ 11:47 pm

Parole and Probation Reform in the COVID-19 Era

Illustration by Sally Deng courtesy of Human Rights Watch Columbia University’s Justice Lab produces research and engages with diverse constituencies…

August 14, 2020 @ 4:37 pm

Ruha Benjamin, Princeton Sociologist and Leading Thinker on Race and Technology, Will Be 2020 Graduation Speaker

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University…

May 9, 2020 @ 1:38 am

The Case for Smarter Parole in New York

WATCH FULL SHOW (35-minute listen) | COVID-19 PLAYLIST | EDITED TRANSCRIPT | RESOURCES In the 3/18/20 episode of Social Impact…

April 15, 2020 @ 10:33 pm

Welcome, Visiting Scholar Dr. Marguerite Burns!

Dr. Marguerite Burns, an associate professor in population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Medicine and Public…

January 24, 2020 @ 6:18 pm

Michael Friedman & Camille Alleyne: What Does the First Step Act Do for People with Mental Illness?

Adjunct professor teams up with MSW student to assess the impact of landmark criminal justice reform on justice-involved people with…

June 24, 2019 @ 8:27 pm

Launch of Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice Featured in “The Nation”

The new initiative by Columbia’s Justice Lab is intended to help municipalities close youth prisons. On Wednesday, April 10, the…

April 9, 2019 @ 11:09 pm

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