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Johnson Quoted about Police-Community Relations after Ferguson

Professor Devon Johnson of the Department of Criminology, Law and Society was quoted in the Fairfax Times after a public forum addressed police abuse and racial trauma, racial bias in the criminal justice system and the media, and lessons that can be learned from the recent events in Ferguson, Mo.

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TheFix.com Quotes Taxman on Confidentiality of 12-Step Confessions

Faye Taxman, University Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society and Director of the Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence, contributes to a piece on TheFix.com about the confidentiality of confessions given in the course of AA meetings, and whether a lack of confidentiality undermines the effectiveness of a self-help community.

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Kashdan Article on CNN.com Highlights Emotional Agility, Features Mason Colleague O'Neill

Todd Kashdan, faculty member in the Department of Psychology and senior scientist in the Center for Advancement of Well-Being (CWB), has teamed with Robert Biswas-Diener, his co-author of The Upside of Your Downside, to contribute an article to CNN.com on the benefits of emotional agility in the workplace. The piece quotes Olivia (Mandy) O'Neill, senior scientist in CWB, for her research in fire stations.

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Koper Discusses Results of 1994 Assault Weapons Ban

David Koper, faculty member in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society and a senior fellow in Mason’s Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, was quoted in ProPublica regarding the validity of a statistic underlying a push for an assault weapons ban.

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