Criminal justice professor David Olson will soon join state officials, nonprofit leaders, and law enforcement officials to tackle crime in Illinois. Earlier this month, Governor Bruce Rauner appointed Olson and 19 others to the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform. The commission will work to develop solutions to the state’s crime problems, which include sentencing structure, prison overcrowding, and high recidivism rates.
The Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence, a peer-reviewed undergraduate research publication published by JUR Press at Colorado State University, has an exciting publication opportunity available to undergraduate students.
Loyola University Chicago's 2015 Race & Law Symposium, titled "A Post Racial Police State: Examining the Role of Racial Bias in Police Action," will take place Thursday, March 19 from 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Philip H. Corboy Law Center.
The Wellness Center at Loyola University Chicago created a new app, "Here for You," that helps students stay connected to gender-based violence services and resources at Loyola University Chicago and in the City of Chicago, all from their mobile devices.