Topic: crime and criminal justice

Handcuffs are laid at the feet of a statue holding the scales of justice
Campus News | September 2, 2020
New law school requirement draws in multiple faculty members to address race, policing, and legal system.
silhouette of man and woman arguing
Research | June 16, 2020
UNLV criminal justice professor Gillian Pinchevsky on the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on victims of intimate partner abuse and how society can help protect them in the future.
A portrait of UNLV associate professor Emily Salisbury standing in front of the Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center.
Arts and Culture | June 24, 2019
‘Orange is the New Black’ has mirrored real-life circumstances of women offenders since its debut in 2013.
Stands stand behind the police tape of a simulated crime scene
Campus News | April 25, 2019
Urban Adventure class draws in multiple disciplines to create a uniquely detailed scenario for students.
CDs with stickers featuring pirate crossbones symbol
Research | November 7, 2018
Privacy threats are just as effective at scaring off illegal downloaders as big fines, UNLV study finds.
woman presenting at conference
Business and Community | October 15, 2018
Criminal justice professor Gillian Pinchevsky on how you can empower yourself to empower survivors of interpersonal violence.
two people with clipboard talking a man
Research | September 26, 2018
Criminal justice students gather public opinion on law enforcement use of drones and body-worn cameras before and after the Oct. 1 shooting.
boy holding hand up in stop sign
Research | September 21, 2018
When toxic masculinity is part of a culture, male survivors of childhood abuse may turn to crime as a way to reclaim their masculinity.
Research | August 30, 2018
U.S. prisoners strike is reminder how commonplace inmate labor is — but is it legal?
Breanna Boppre
Research | May 8, 2018
Boppre channeled her childhood experience into a lifelong goal of bringing changes to the incarceration system in order to help people rebuild their lives.
Tamara Madensen outside T-Mobile Arena.
Research | December 21, 2017
UNLV professor uses crime science to head off chaos in public spaces.
Body camera on police officer.
Research | November 27, 2017
Study conducted for U.S. Dept. of Justice by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy, non-profit research organization CNA, and Las Vegas Metro Police.