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A Crisis of Criminality and Policing

Presented by Heinz History Center at Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh PA

May 24 2018
A Crisis of Criminality and Policing

Explore how decisions surrounding crime and law enforcement in 1920s America continue to have an impact today.

Join Elaine Frantz, professor of history at Kent State University, and Wesley Oliver, associate dean and professor of law at Duquesne University School of Law, for an in-depth look at crime (organized and otherwise), law enforcement, corruption, and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in Prohibition-era America. Through a discussion of their scholarly work on subjects ranging from violence to the establishment of longstanding police procedure, Frantz and Oliver will explore how decisions surrounding

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