- For Faye S. Taxman, Her Award-Winning Career in Changing the State of Mass Incarceration and Supervision Is PersonalNovember 21, 2023
After seeing a family member struggle with inadequate help in dealing with the criminal legal and treatment systems available, Faye S. Taxman devoted her career to developing change. In November, she received the criminology field’s highest honor.
- Recap: Panel of Regional Experts Discuss ‘Red Flag Law,’ Special Appearance by Stoneman Douglas High SurvivorMarch 17, 2023
A recap of a gun safety panel discussion cohosted by the Schar School of Policy and Government and the nonprofit Safer Country.
- March 3, 2023
A panel discussion on gun safety in Virginia brings in regional leaders as well as a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shooting survivor.
- November 28, 2022
A road trip of academics and professionals in jurisprudence and incarceration fields takes them to civil rights landmarks that inspire them to continue their work.
- September 14, 2022
A collaborative study on mental health and jail populations in the U.S. wins a major research award.
- August 31, 2022
The Schar School’s Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence is working with officials in St. Louis to improve conditions at the county’s jail. The grant is $300,000.
- August 25, 2022
An important new study of 3,100 counties shows the relationship between a community’s mental health services and the local jail population. It also shows how to reduce that population.
- December 3, 2021
A discussion among practitioners in Virginia’s criminal justice system about major reforms is long overdue. So we had one.