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Smart Criminal Justice Reform:

Mississippi and Texas Leading Gulf South States

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[NEW] JustSouth Quarterly Fall 2014

This edition: Dr. Mikulich discusses criminal justice reform in the Gulf South; Fr. Kammer shares about Catholic Social Thought/freedom and reviews pilot programs like the Opportunity Grant (OG); Dr. Weishar reflects upon JSRI's "Catholic Teach-In on the Child Migrant Crisis and Its Causes".

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New Archbishop of Chicago Highlights Opposition between Catholic Teaching and Libertarianism

On June 3, 2014, speaking at Catholic University of America, then Archbishop of Spokane Blase Cupich provided the following response to a talk by Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga.

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Missed Fr. Gregory Boyle, S.J. at Loyola Last Week?

JSRI co-sponsored the Loyola Honor's Program Biever Lecture "Tattoos on the Heart, An Evening with the Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J.". Fr. Boyle is the founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the United States.

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JSRI to Co-Sponsor Immigration Conference at University of Florida

5th Conference on Immigration to the US South: Immigration Reform and Beyond? October 23-25, 2014

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Refusing to Expand Medicaid: Political Decisions with Deadly Consequences

24 states have refused the expansion, although a few are reconsidering that decision. Without such a change in state policy, “5.7 million people will be deprived of health insurance coverage in 2016.”[1]

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Understanding the Border Crisis Panel Discussion

When: September 23, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. Where: Miller Hall 114, Loyola University New Orleans

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Biever Guest Lecture Series: Tattoos on the Heart, An Evening with the Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J.

When: Monday, September 15, 2014 7:00 P.M. Where: St. Charles Room, Dana Student Center, Loyola University

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USCCB Labor Day Statement 2014

Labor Day gives us the chance to see how work in America matches up to the lofty ideals of our Catholic tradition.

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Dr. Alex Mikulich on "Health Issues"

Dr. Mikulich recently appeared on "Health Issues Television" to discuss hyper-incarceration and racism with Christopher Sylvain.

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