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Links to other websites and professional organizations in the field of criminology are available below.
Anthropoliteia: The Anthropology of Policing
A look at policing, law, and sentencing from an anthropological perspective globally.
British Society of Criminology
Blog posts comment on recent events and issues in the realm of crime, criminology, and criminal justice.
The Charles Smith Blog
Written by a news reporter, this blog goes over previous cases that had flawed forensic evidence.
Chris Uggen's Blog
Written by a University of Minnesota professor, this blog is updated with posts on sociology and criminology.
Organized by academics, these writings analyze the public policies and discussions made by politicians.
Created by the Center for Criminology and Sociological Studies from the University of Toronto, this site provides recent news and commentary on criminal justice events.
Crime and Consequences Blog
This blog looks at crime cases and court decisions in the U.S, updates with news articles and recent events, and uses the perspective of everyday citizens and victims in its approach.
Posts made by professors of law from the University of San Diego and Brooklyn Law School. Resources on academic programs and curriculum are included as well.
This blog involves more of a social justice component when looking at inequality and criminalization.
This site works to help exonerate individuals who were wrongly convicted of their crimes and attempts to change the criminal justice system in the U.S.
In the News
Articles written in the field of forensic psychology, criminology, and law.
Just Policy Blog
This blog from the Justice Policy Institute focuses on criminal justice reform.
For information on the more psychological and behavioral characteristics of crime check out this blog.
A blog by the National Crime Prevention Council offers advice and guidance on a variety of topics to help protect individuals from crime.
Prison Policy Initiative
This non-profit, non-partisan organization looks at issues surrounding mass incarceration and what changes need to take place in the criminal justice system.
This site offers essays on recent events with a criminological/sociological perspective.
RAND Criminal Justice Blog
This research organization manages a criminal justice blog that draws together news articles from different sources.
University of Oxford, Center for Criminology Blog
Posts written by professors of law discuss important issues in criminology.
Vera Institute of Justice
The "Think Justice" blog looks at ways that the criminal justice system can be improved and changed to create a more safe and fair system.
White Collar Crime Prof Blog
Professors and practitioners of law contribute posts on white collar crime cases.