From an interview with the wrongly-accused Betty Tyson to an analysis of "Prime Suspect 2," this issue explores the increasing visibility of womenas offenders, victims, and criminal justice professionalsin the field of criminal justices studies. Topics include mandatory sentencing laws, the war on drugs, the motivations of Andrea Yates, and the then-recent HIV epidemic facing incarcerated women. Creative works and resources for teaching and learning more about women and crime are included.
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About the Author
LaVerne McQuiller Williams, J.D., M.S., is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She teaches courses in Women & Crime, Minorities & Criminal Justice, Criminal Law, Evidence, Honors Research and Field Seminar. She is currently conducting federally funded research on violence against college women. Prior to joining the RIT faculty in 1996, Professor McQuiller Williams was an Assistant District Attorney in Rensselear County where she specialized in sexual assault and domestic violence cases.