Tag: criminal justice

Digital Honors: Jalen Johnson

Jalen Johnson

Jalen Johnson is one of this year’s Dean’s Award of Merit winners. A senior from Selma, Alabama, Jalen majored in criminal justice and minored in general business. What has been your favorite experience? Serving as president of Future Black Law Student Association has been my favorite experience at The University of Alabama. Future Black Law Student Association has grown tremendously over the year, and I am more than proud of experiencing this growth. Future Black Law Student Association has expanded […]

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Birmingham Judge Shares Experience, Gives Advice to Students

Nyya Parson-Hudson and Ida Johnson

From the February 2020 Desktop News | For Nyya Parson-Hudson, every day in the office is another opportunity to change the lives of people in her community. As a municipal court judge for the city of Birmingham, the UA alumna spends her time listening to cases that deal with everything from mental health to domestic violence. With each case, she takes the time to balance the costs for all parties involved: the victim, the defendant, and their families who might […]

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Laci Jordan

Laci Jordan

As a creative director and curator of her own brand, Laci Jordan is the epitome of success. The graphic design superstar originally set out to be an FBI agent—receiving her first degree in criminal justice in 2010—but now she is hailed by the likes of Essence and Forbes magazines as “the definition of black girl magic” and a dynamic woman who “has an undeniable pulse on what’s relevant for millennials.” Jordan has worked for Disney Imagineering, ABC, and as a […]

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Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

While 25-year-old Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is fulfilling his childhood dream—not only playing in the National Football League, but making headlines as an All-Rookie, Pro-Bowler, and top 100 NFL player for the last two years—he’s also been working towards another of his goals. That is, getting his bachelor’s degree. “I remember Nick Saban coming to my house when I was in 11th grade,” Clinton-Dix, now a safety for the Green Bay Packers, said. “I had goals I wanted to accomplish, and […]

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A&S in the News: November 19-25, 2017

August: Osage County Theater Review: Cast, crew generate hilarity, hysteria: Tuscaloosa News – Nov. 19 Dianne Teague. Dianne Teague. Dianne Teague. If saying her name three times would magically make her appear in every show from here on out, consider that an incantation. It’s tempting to review “August: Osage County,” the searing production of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer-winning dark comic-drama at The University of Alabama Department of Theatre and Dance, simply by saying “Dianne Teague is in it.” What else do you […]

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A&S in the News: October 15-21, 2017

ALLELE Kirsti Curry Rogers brings dinosaurs to life for students: Crimson White – Oct. 15 A renowned vertebrate paleontologist addressed a full audience of University of Alabama students and faculty members on Thursday, speaking about her work studying dinosaurs. It was the second lecture in the ALLELE seminar series, which focuses on teaching the Alabama public about evolutionary sciences. “I am always happy to talk to people interested in science,” said speaker Kirsti Curry Rogers. Josh Mandel Why is this Jewish […]

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