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Archive: August 2020

Meet This Summer’s Duke CSJ Student Interns, Fellows

August 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed down the six students who worked with the Duke Center for Science and Justice this summer.

The summer fellowships and internships at the Center provide students an opportunity to learn new information and hone their … Continue Reading →

Maher Underscores Importance of Public Defense in Task Force’s Racial Equity Work

July 29, 2020

Duke Center for Science and Justice Executive Director Tom Maher spoke Tuesday to the Governor’s Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice.

The group, which has been working for at least a month, made its first recommendations last week … Continue Reading →

U Penn Law Faculty Discusses Pretrial Improvements at CSJ Crim Works in Progress

July 21, 2020

This week’s Duke Center for Science and Justice Crim Works in Progress webinar featured a presentation by Paul Heaton on his work about how enhanced public defense can improve pretrial outcomes and reduce racial disparities.

Heaton, Faculty at the University … Continue Reading →