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National meeting of prosecutors, policy experts and researchers

10/18/2019 09:00 AM

Loyola University Chicago and Florida International University are hosting the fourth national meeting of prosecutors, policy experts and researchers in Chicago, on October 18, 2019. The meeting is organized as part of the Data Informed Prosecution Project.

American Society of Criminology Conference

11/13/2019 08:00 AM

The 2019 American Society of Criminology Annual Conference is being held in San Francisco, CA at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. The theme for this year's conference is "Criminology in the New Era: Confronting Injustice and Inequalities."

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