On May 2 and 3, 2011, twenty-five California journalists met with state and local officials and a range of criminal justice experts on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, to examine California’s so-called “Three Strikes Law” and its impact on the state’s criminal justice system, in advance of a possible referendum for repeal in 2012.
In order to spur further public debate and greater knowledge about gun violence, media outlets in the Midwestern region were asked to submit proposals for original investigative reporting.
Twenty-six journalists from across the nation gathered at John Jay College of Criminal Justice on Jan. 31st and Feb 1st, 2011 for the 6th Annual Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America to discuss the conference theme: “Law & Disorder: Facing the Legal and Economic Challenges to American Criminal Justice.”
New York Magazine and The Philadelphia Inquirer Investigative Team won the 2011 John Jay/H.F. Guggenheim Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting Awards.
On June 25 and 26th 2010, 18 journalists from across the country gathered with preeminent experts in tribal justice at The University of New Mexico School Of Law for a specialized reporting institute.
On Feb. 1st and 2nd, 2010 twenty-one selected journalists from across the country, criminal justice professionals, experts and others gathered at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City to discuss Criminal Justice Reform: What Works, What Doesn't and What Don't We Know? at the 5th Annual H.F. Guggenheim Conference on Crime in America.
The Fourth Annual H.F. Guggenheim conference took place Feb 3-4, 2009. The theme was: A New Beginning? Exploring Criminal Justice Challenges Over the Next Four years
On April 1 and April 2, 2009, the Center on Media, Crime and Justice and McCormick Foundation hosted a specialized reporting institute, "How Do they get Away With it? Tracking Financial Crime in the New Era."
The Future of Sentencing, Corrections and Crime Reduction in Florida: A Conversation Between Journalists and Policymakers
On October 30-31, 2009, journalists from across the country gathered at The Poynter Pavillion in St. Petersburg, Fla., for a reporting seminar co-sponsored by the Pew Center on the States and John Jay College of Justice’s Center on Media, Crime and Justice.
Here's what you can find on this page: resource materials and sources, agenda from this CMCJ conference, and multimedia reports.
On November 12, 2007, a conference titled "Media, Violence, Aggression: Troubling Linkages" took place at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Conducted by the Center on Crime, Media, and Justice, speakers which included medical experts gathered to discuss the effects of violence in media.
Panelists include Dr. Christian Pfeiffer, Director of Criminological Research Institute of Lower Saxony Hanover, Germany, Christopher Kelly, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and Dr. Jack Grinband, Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University.
Access program brochure and bios here.
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