Topic: crime and criminal justice

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.
Alissa Cooley and Katelyn Franklin
Business and Community | January 6, 2016
Thanks to Justice Americorps Grant, Las Vegas is one of the few places in the nation where unaccompanied children receive free legal representation in court.
Brian Villmoare examines jawbone
Research | December 23, 2015
UNLV researchers made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2015.