Posts tagged with: "Criminal Justice"

FIU 2018 Political Experts

FIU 2018 Political Experts

Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to […]

MacArthur Foundation awards FIU $1.7 million to study prosecutor behavior

MacArthur Foundation awards FIU $1.7 million to study prosecutor behavior

Research aims to improve efficiency while reducing racial and ethnic disparities In the criminal justice system, prosecutors wield considerable power […]

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FIU experts analyze gun violence

FIU experts analyze gun violence

The tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left Florida grieving. It also jumpstarted debates – both local […]

FIU 2017 Presidential Inauguration experts

FIU 2017 Presidential Inauguration experts

Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to […]

My internship at the Department of Labor

My internship at the Department of Labor

Name: Bryan Benitez Year and major: Senior, criminal justice major, Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs Hometown: Miami Where you […]

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Criminologist identifies factors leading to criminal behavior

It has long been believed that criminal behavior is a result of poor self-control, a trait experts often blame on […]

Police misconduct tied to larger departments

Police misconduct tied to larger departments

The size of a community’s police force is a greater predictor for police misconduct than its ethnic diversity, according to […]

Medical marijuana laws increase use among juveniles

Medical marijuana laws increase use among juveniles

Juvenile use of marijuana is increasing substantially as more medical marijuana laws pass nationwide. In a recent study published in […]

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Introduced: Stacey Rubio ’15

Introduced: Stacey Rubio ’15

With more than 54,000 students at FIU, there is no shortage of cool characters with interesting stories. The problem is, who […]

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FIU offers first international criminal justice Ph.D. in the country

FIU offers first international criminal justice Ph.D. in the country

When New Jersey-native Harry Rhea wanted to dedicate his career to international justice, he traveled more than 3,000 miles to […]

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Researchers find promising counterterrorism strategy

The targeted capture of a terrorist leader shows promise as an effective counterterrorism strategy, according to a study by FIU […]

Minor tweak to job applications could reduce crime, researchers find

Minor tweak to job applications could reduce crime, researchers find

Have you ever been convicted of a crime? It’s a simple question often asked on job applications and one that […]

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Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Nationally, 17 percent of teenagers say they get less than six hours of sleep per night, which FIU researchers say […]

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Two hopefuls shoot for tuition

Two hopefuls shoot for tuition

FIU Online and the Miami HEAT partnered to offer a possible $20,000 toward tuition to two lucky people. Out of […]

Researchers link sleep deprivation with criminal behavior

Researchers link sleep deprivation with criminal behavior

Lack of sleep can contribute to delinquent behavior by adolescents, according to an FIU study published earlier this month. Researchers […]

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