Men who have been incarcerated and released are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those who have not been imprisoned, according to a new study published by Georgia State University criminologist William Alex Pridemore.
Former prisoners are more likely to die early from infectious and respiratory diseases,… more »
ATLANTA – Serious criminals co-opt religious doctrine to permit, and even encourage, their illicit activity, a Georgia State University study shows.
“Offenders in our study overwhelmingly professed a belief in God and identified themselves with a particular religion, but they also regularly engaged in serious crimes,” said Topalli, an associate professor in Georgia State’s Andrew… more »
ATLANTA — Georgia State University has received a $4.8 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for a project that will better the lives of children and families of substance-abusing individuals who receive treatment through the DeKalb County Drug Court.
Daniel Whitaker of the Institute of Public Health and… more »