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Shana Bernstein

July 13, 2018

Professor Shana Bernstein's latest op-ed for CNN is entitled How to use the past to fight for your rights today. Her other recent articles and op-eds include: Racist Atticus Finch Has a Lesson for Jews for Forward, The Third Shift: How Mom Became The Family’s Bodyguard in Talking Points Memo, Big business, government and doubt for The Hill, How Anti-Semitism in Modern America Could Fuel Cross-Racial Unity for Talking Points Memo, and Civil rights has always been more than a black and white issue in the Austin American Statesman. Her op-ed with Jennifer Richeson, "Not Just Kumbaya: Multiracial Coalitions Yield Pragmatic Results for the Common Good", can be found on The American Prospect, and you can read about U.S. product safety, or lack thereof, in Prof. Bernstein's Pacific Standard editorial.

Legal Studies Major Wins Sigma Xi Best Overall Poster

June 23, 2018
Our very own Elizabeth Odunsi won the Sigma Xi Best Overall Poster Presentation Award at this year's 2018 Research Expo for her poster, "Droppin’ Knowledge: Hip Hop’s Portrayal of the Criminal Justice System". Congratulations Elizabeth!

Heather Schoenfeld: Building the Prison State: Race and the Politics of Mass Incarceration

June 15, 2018 – from The University of Chicago Press
Professor Heather Schoenfeld's new book, Building the Prison State: Race and the Politics of Mass Incarceration (2018), Schoenfeld uses an in-depth case study of Florida, a state with one of the largest prison populations, to examine the development of mass incarceration in the United States from 1950 to the present.
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