Charis E. Kubrin
Associate Professor
Criminology, Law and Society
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Charis Kubrin, a renown specialist in criminology and law, shares with passion and mastery a story of rap on trial that elucidates the fundamental issues our society faces in relation to freedom of speech, liberty, equality and justice.

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Charis E. Kubrin, Professor of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine researches and teaches about crime and justice. In addition to publishing five books and dozens of journal articles, she is a frequent media contributor whose writing has been featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, CNN.com, Seattle Post Intelligencer, OC Register, and American Banker.
She has received many awards including the Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology, a national award given to recognize “outstanding scholarly contributions to the discipline of criminology.”

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