Professor Laurie Robinson’s appointment to the new criminal justice commission

On March 17th, 2016, former chief judge Jonathan Lippman announced the new members of the Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform. As a part of the 27 chosen commissioners, Professor Laurie Robinson will look at the viability of closing Rikers Island and reformations of the city’s criminal justice system. Click Read more about Professor Laurie Robinson’s appointment to the new criminal justice commission[…]

Laurie Robinson Named to Co-Chair President’s Policing Task Force

George Mason University professor Laurie Robinson has been appointed co-chair of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, the White House announced Monday. Robinson, a Clarence J. Robinson Professor and a former assistant attorney general, has been involved with national criminal justice policy for more than 30 years. The new task force is part Read more about Laurie Robinson Named to Co-Chair President’s Policing Task Force[…]

Professor Robinson Sits Down with The Crime Report

New Robinson Professor, Laurie Robinson, was recently interviewed by The Crime Report regarding major issues in criminology today and her work in the Justice Department. From the interview: “The Crime Report:  You’ve mentioned on many occasions that you are an advocate of evidence-based programs. How much progress have we made on that front in the Read more about Professor Robinson Sits Down with The Crime Report[…]

Laurie Robinson to Become Newest Robinson Professor in the Fall

Laurie Robinson will become the Robinson Professor of Criminology, Law and Society this fall. She has twice served as a Senate-confirmed, Presidentially-appointed Assistant Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs. Her three years of service in the Obama Administration, coupled with seven years in the same post in the Clinton Read more about Laurie Robinson to Become Newest Robinson Professor in the Fall[…]