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Criminal Justice News

Mayor Baraka, Senator Booker, and Congressman Payne Announce $1 Million "Second Chance" Grant

Three-year partnership between City and Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice will target re-entering ex-offenders who are highest risk for being involved in homicide; Newark Reentry Initiative will use data

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RU-N Attends Second Chance Pell Pilot Program’s Inaugural Convening

Representatives from Rutgers University–Newark (RU-N), the New Jersey Department of Corrections (DOC), and Raritan Valley Community College traveled to Washington, DC, on July 19, 2016, to attend the inaugural convening

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President Obama Calls for Justice System Changes During Visit to Rutgers

When President Obama visited Rutgers Law School, he called on changes to the criminal justice system and the way former offenders are treated – including offering support services for people once they’re released from in

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President Obama Visits RU-N and Talks Criminal Justice Reform

On Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) welcomed President Barack Obama on his latest stop on his national tour on criminal justice reform.

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Professor and Noted Criminologist Todd Clear Will Examine ‘Ending Mass Incarceration’

SAVE THE DATE: Nov. 11 Legislative Open House at Rutgers University-Newark

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