Charis Kubrin

Book cover: Rap on Trial: A Legal Guide

UC Irvine law, criminology experts release second edition of Rap on Trial: A Legal Guide

Manual includes legislative updates on use of rap lyrics, videos in criminal prosecutions

Amanda Geller (bottom left) and Charis Kubrin (bottom right), UCI professors of criminology, law and society and co-directors of the university’s top-ranked online M.A.S. program in the subject, flank some of the 95 students in the current cohort.

UC Irvine online criminology master’s program again rated No. 1 in nation

U.S. News & World Report has ranked it best for four consecutive years

UCI experts produce guide for defense attorneys fighting use of rap lyrics in trials

First Amendment rights and racism intersect in criminal cases involving musicians

UCI researchers are awarded Department of Justice grant to study immigration and crime

John Hipp and Charis Kubrin, both professors of criminology, law & society, and Emily Owens, associate professor of criminology, law & society, have been awarded a two-year, $700,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to determine the ways in which immigration and crime are related. Using a decade of data, they’ll conduct analyses that […]

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Social ecology faculty highlight deficits in effort to improve law enforcement, court processes and corrections

UCI researchers forecast lower 2017 violent and property crime rates in much of SoCal

Report also provides city trends, comparisons and socio-demographic information

Research finds no increase in major crimes after state’s 2011 prisoner release

UCI-edited journal issue dedicated to assessment of California’s ‘realignment’ policy

UCI, other professors enlist rappers for US Supreme Court brief

Justices urged to hear First Amendment case involving high school student