“What if criminal justice had a Hippocratic Oath? Toward an applied ethics of crime control”
David Kennedy ‘80
Director of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City
April 14, 2014
Science Center 199
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David M. Kennedy (Swarthmore class of 1980 and an honorary degree recipient in 2011) directed the Boston Gun Project, whose “Operation Ceasefire” intervention was responsible for a more than sixty per cent reduction in youth homicide victimization and won the Ford Foundation Innovations in Government award. He is the author of Don’t Shoot, One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America. Read more about David Kennedy.
Watch David Kennedy address the senior class of 2011 during the Commencement in which he received an honorary degree from the College:
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