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    Castro, Anna Marie
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Programs and Research Projects

Justice Programs Office

JPO hosts Buenos Aires judge

Since its founding over thirty years ago, the Justice Programs Office (JPO) has provided technical assistance, training, and program development services to justice systems throughout the United States and abroad.

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Preventing Wrongful Convictions

The Preventing Wrongful Convictions Project, led by Dr. Jon Gould and funded by the National Institute of Justice, is a unique collaboration between academic researchers and criminal justice professionals, including representatives of the prosecutorial and defense communities.

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Occupy Research

We will carry out a nation-wide research study that will take stock of how police departments have responded to the OWS protests.

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Gangs and Gang Violence in the Caribbean

Anthony Harriott speaking at a Symposium on Gangs and Gang Violence in the Caribbean.

This international symposium convened leading scholars who study the gang problem in the Caribbean.

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