Trump's immigration plan could vastly expand CA's private detention

November 2016

Charis Kubrin, Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, was interviewed on 89.3 KPCC's Take Two , regarding President Elect Trump's immigration plan.

From 89.3 KPCC:

"There's no way the existing structures would be able to handle that volume [of detainees]," said Kubrin. The logical next step would be to build more detention centers or find other ways to monitor immigrants facing deportation.

Declaring addiction a health crisis could change criminal justice

November 2016

Mona Lynch, Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, is quoted in The Atlantic, using her research to illustrate why drug addicts are not going to recover adequately while in the criminal justice system. She elaborates over the need to have a true investment in public health and treatment programs to genuinely address addiction, instead of simply using the criminal justice system to reform addicts.

From The Atlantic: