Topic: crime and criminal justice

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.
folded hands with hand cuffs
People | November 24, 2015
Boyd Law School students represent young offenders and advocate for legislative changes to how juveniles are treated in the Silver State.
William Sousa with a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer
Research | July 30, 2015
Public support for body-worn cameras is high but many doubt they will improve police and citizen relationships, according to a new national survey by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy.
Emily Salisbury
Research | June 9, 2015
As “Orange is the New Black” returns for a third season, UNLV criminologist Emily Salisbury talks about women in prison and what they need to succeed afterwards.
Lawrence Mower
People | May 20, 2015
Lawrence Mower jumped into journalism just as newsrooms were cutting back. That gave the young reporter a chance to dig into the numbers to expose corruption in public agencies.
James Dold
People | May 19, 2015
Abuse as a teenager and rejected applications didn't hold James Dold back from law school. Once there, he found his purpose in changing the country's juvenile justice system.