Cops and Robbers, Nuts and Sluts: Five Decades as a Member of the Chattering Classes Trying to Do Good by Using Words

Gary T. Marx, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at MIT, will be a visiting scholar at VUB's LSTS and Research Group Crime and Society (CRiS) from 20th January to 2nd March 2014. Marx's visit will be launched with the talk 'Cops and Robbers, Nuts and Sluts: Five Decades as a Member of the Chattering Classes Trying … Continue reading Cops and Robbers, Nuts and Sluts: Five Decades as a Member of the Chattering Classes Trying to Do Good by Using Words

LSTS scholars quoted in The Week’s article on predictive policing

LSTS scholars Rosamunde Van Brakel and Paul de Hert have been quoted in Is predictive policing making Minority Report a reality?, an article by Eugene K. Chow in The Week, for convincingly arguing that the combination of pre-crime police tactics and modern surveillance technology undermines the presumption of innocence.