• The Hamline University Center for Justice and Law

    The Hamline Center for Justice and Law works to advance justice by developing creative, concrete, and equitable solutions to legal issues and policy concerns through teaching, research, and active collaboration with community partners and policy makers.

    2019–2020 Events

    The center is offering a suite of events this academic year to serve the community by providing education and training for Hamline faculty, staff, and students as well as community members in the legal profession, social work, and mental health fields; law enforcement personnel; and educators. Continuing education credits are available.

  • News


    Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson was featured in a recent piece in the Star Tribune titled "Hamline criminology expert says we can all learn skills to diffuse a crisis."


    Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson published a new article in the Journal of Crime and Justice titled "Is Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training evidenced-based practice? A systematic review."


    Criminal Justice Professor Jillian Peterson was interviewed by Jana Shortal about the mass shooter database that she has been building with 20 Hamline undergraduate students over the past year.