Charis Kubrin

UC Irvine

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Professor of criminology, law and society at the University of California, Irvine

Charis Kubrin on KCRW

Jerry Brown is still the Governor of California. But not for long.

Governor Moonbean and his reform record

Jerry Brown is still the Governor of California. But not for long.

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Twelve women have accused music mogul Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct.

Accused of rape, hip-hop's Russell Simmons fights back

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One of Donald Trump’s executive orders states that undocumented immigrants “present a significant threat to national security and public safety.”

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