CRIMINAL JUSTICE SOCIETY
New York City campus • Fall 2021
You can attend Criminal Justice Society Events for Extra Credit. They are always held on Monday or Wednesday Evenings from 4:30PM to 5:45PM.
All events and meetings take place via this Zoom link.
Meeting ID: 950 8285 0493
Wednesday, September 29th
U.S. Postal Service’s Criminal Investigative Division
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service supports and protects the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers; enforces the laws that defend the nation’s mail system from illegal or dangerous use; and ensures public trust in the mail. As one of our country’s oldest federal law enforcement agencies, founded by Benjamin Franklin, they have a proud and successful history of fighting criminals who attack the nation’s postal system and misuse it to defraud, endanger, or otherwise threaten the American public.
Wednesday, October 6th
Meet the Professors
Meet professors who are actively working in the field of corrections, probation, policing, criminal defense, and prosecution. Learn about these professions from those who are committed to their field.
Wednesday, October 13th
Witness to Innocence - Meet Death Row Exonerees
Witness to Innocence is comprised of former death row inmates who were cleared of all charges and now share their powerful stories with others. There have been 167 people set free from Death Row. Listen to these stories of courage from speakers who recount their experience of being wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death.
Wednesday, October 27th
NYPD Civil Enforcement Unit
Meet an attorney with the NYPD’s Civil Enforcement Unit. The Civil Enforcement Unit (CEU) uses civil litigation in both judicial and administrative venues to expand the NYPD's ability to respond to crimes and quality of life issues. Attorneys work with enforcement personnel to address crime trends and conditions, such as: illegal firearms, driving while intoxicated, narcotics, prostitution, weapons, trademark counterfeiting, auto crime, and gambling.
Wednesday, November 10th
The Bronx Defenders
Meet a defense attorney. The Bronx Defenders is a public defender nonprofit that is radically transforming how low-income people in the Bronx are represented in the justice system and, in doing so, is transforming the system itself. They have pioneered a ground-breaking, nationally recognized model of defense called holistic defense that achieves better outcomes for their clients.
Wednesday, November 17th
Meet the Director of Transitional Services. Founded in 1967, The Fortune Society’s vision is to foster a world where all who are incarcerated or formerly incarcerated will thrive as positive contributing members of society. Fortune serves over 8,000 individuals annually via three New York City locations: their service center in Long Island City, Queens, and both the Fortune Academy (“the Castle”) and Castle Gardens in West Harlem.
Wednesday, December 1st
Jeopardy - Are You Smarter Than Your Professor?
Students team up against faculty in a fast paced Jeopardy style game regarding criminal justice issue and facts. Student winners will receive gift cards.