Criminology & Criminal Justice

  • Restorative Justice

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    Restorative Justice

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    After her father was killed in an IRA bombing, Jo Berry sought to meet her father's killer, Patrick Magee. The two had open conversations about the problems of the time and about how Berry's father was a real person. They co-founded a charity to support nonviolent conflict resolution.

  • Jay Albanese Discusses Transnational Crime

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    Jay Albanese Discusses Transnational Crime

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    Professor Jay Albanese discusses transnational crime and how it is changing. Transnational crime is a crime that occurs over two or more countries. Albanese describes the impact of technology, the future of transnational crime, and the research done in the field.

  • Forensic Science: Understanding Decomposing Bodies

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    Forensic Science: Understanding Decomposing Bodies

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    Dr. Anna Williams discusses forensic anthropology and using decomposition to determine cause and time of death. Forensic anthropologists study taphonomy, the study of decay and decomposition, and are interested in bones and teeth, not soft tissue. In the UK, studies cannot use donated human cadavers, so they use pigs because of their physiological similarity to humans.

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