Knowledge as Power: CJI looks at criminal registration and notification laws

Bookmark and Share

Wayne A LoganGuest speaker Prof. Wayne A. Logan of Florida State University College of Law visits the Law Center on Wednesday, April 7, in the final lecture of the “Criminal Law at the Cutting Edge” series sponsored by the Criminal Justice Institute.  Prof. Logan’s presentation – Knowledge as Power: Criminal Registration and Community Notification Laws in America –will assess the effectiveness of laws designed to track criminals and alert communities to their whereabouts.  Professor Logan, who also serves as associate dean for Academic Affairs at his school, has written on a wide variety of issues, including capital punishment, search and seizure, sex offender registration, and the interplay among state, federal and local criminal justice systems. His book, Knowledge As Power: A History of Criminal Registration Laws in America, was recently published by Stanford University Press. His free lecture is open to all, and it begins at 2:30 p.m. in the Hendricks Heritage Room.

Back to Top Stories Next Story