Yousef Bozorgnia, Sharon Dolovich and Aaron Littman will receive Public Impact Research Awards at a June 2 ceremony.
Almost 50 years ago, three UCLA student filmmakers made a bold documentary about incarcerated women. Then it vanished.
The Behind Bars Data Project’s database improves on discontinued efforts by the federal government to report this information.
A restored version of ‘We’re Alive’ — made by 3 UCLA film students — premiered Jan. 28.
Schwartz’s new book, “Shielded: How the Police Became Untouchable,” illustrates how the legal system shields officers and prevents victims from receiving justice.
UCLA scholars offer a different perspective on what Koreans call “Sa I Gu,” 30 years after the Rodney King verdict.
As part of the campus’s ‘Rising to the Challenge’ pledge, nine projects have received funding, with more on the way.
The Office of Research & Creative Activities is honoring faculty for work that connects campus to local and global communities.
Ahmanise Sanati has worked at L.A.'s Twin Towers Correctional Facility for 11 years, during which time she’s brought in books for the people incarcerated there.
A UCLA psychologist and undergraduate assess the ongoing traumatic impact of Maurice Caldwell’s unjust incarceration.
Professor Sharon Dolovich’s project provides a comprehensive database of the dangers of the disease for those incarcerated.
Dr. Elizabeth Barnert’s research into El Salvador’s “disappeared” children points to a role for genetics in reunification.
The project is supported by a $3.65 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The big-data research initiative based at UCLA uses police and jail records to monitor how much authorities are spending to lock up residents.
UCLA School of Law’s E. Tendayi Achiume explains how the U.S. is out of sync with international human rights law — and how we can rectify that.
The UCLA COVID-19 Behind Bars Data Project tracks issues involving the pandemic and mass incarceration in prisons and jails.
After years in and out of prison, the master’s student turned his life around with the help of higher education. He's been helping others do the same.
Researchers say crime declines and trust increases when officers work alongside residents to build relationships.
The legal victory is part of the UCLA Criminal Defense Clinic's broad efforts to protect prisoners from infection.
The cross-disciplinary institute involving Engineering and the School of Law will examine advances in artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, robotics and new forms of digital media to identify their benefits and risks.
Activists on a panel co-sponsored by UCLA preached the roles of persistence, patience and bipartisan cooperation in getting the FIRST STEP Act through Congress.
Activist artists including Aloe Blacc, Maya Jupiter, Chuck D and Luis Rodriquez are among the advocates on campus at the “Connecting Art and Law for Liberation” festival.
Scholars are tackling troubling realities of how “assistance ”often harms women fleeing or surviving domestic violence when shelters function similarly to prisons.
The study might actually underestimate the country’s homicide rate because many murders may be unreported or attributed to other causes of death.
In its decade of work, the clinic has trained 400-plus volunteers and helped more than 2,800 people secure things like employment, housing, and education.