Roy Cooper may become the first North Carolina governor in more than 40 years to complete a term without granting clemency to a single person, which includes sentence commutations and pardons of forgiveness or innocence.
Three faculty at the Duke … Continue Reading →
Several Duke Law faculty spoke last week about the current state of policing throughout the United States, with an emphasis on how policies and biases impact communities of color.
Dean Kerry Abrams hosted the conversation with Brandon L. Garrett, the … Continue Reading →
The federal government was set this week to carry out its first execution in nearly 17 years, but a U.S. District Court judge in Washington has intervened.
Judge Tanya Chutkan ordered the U.S. Department of Justice to delay the executions … Continue Reading →
Dr. William Crozier has permanently joined the Duke Center for Science and Justice as the new Research Director after working for about two years as a post-doctoral fellow.
Dr. Crozier received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Penn State before … Continue Reading →
Gov. Roy Cooper has officially appointed the full 25-person Racial Equity in Criminal Justice Task Force, and the group will meet for the first time at 10 a.m. today. The Task Force will develop and help implement policy solutions to … Continue Reading →
Melissa Boughton, who has been an award-winning journalist for nearly a decade, joined the Duke Center for Science and Justice this week as the Senior Communications Specialist.
Boughton most recently worked as the Courts, Law, Democracy and Immigration reporter at … Continue Reading →