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tPP’s brand new tri-fold pamphlet

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Here at tPP, we believe in communicating. We want to be in communication with scholars, with journalists, with policy makers and anyone who would like to engage with complex questions. To that end, we have recently completed designing a tri-fold pamphlet in conjunction with Nando Zegarra, Kendall Erickson, and the folks at Miami University’s SLANT […]

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tPP crunches the numbers for news report

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In what we hope will be a recurring pattern, tPP was contacted by a reporter investigating threats against elected officials. Since we have a rather unique data set, we were able to provide the investigator with a quantitative breakdown of our relevant cases, as well as speak to him on the phone to provide context, […]

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tPP forms its Fall 2019 team!

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Hello current & future tPP team members! We are excited to announce that we will continue to build, refine and analyze the tPP data set this fall through a new course, SJS497, which Miami University students are welcome and encouraged to enroll in to serve on the project for the Fall 2019 semester. This is […]

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tPP in the (Miami) news!

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Nov 15, 2018 As hate crimes rise across the U.S., a Miami team researches political motivations and prosecution by Shavon Anderson, university news and communications Two weeks after a mass shooting in Pittsburgh, what’s being called the largest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history, the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms bias-motivated attacks are on the rise. […]

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Want to join tPP for the Spring semester?

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Now entering its 5th semester, the Prosecution Project (tPP) is currently recruiting a limited number of student researchers and analysts for the Spring semester. tPP is a large data collection and analysis project that seeks to understand trends in how political violence, terrorism, and extremism are prosecuted in the US court system. The project involves […]

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Upcoming tPP Publication

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This continues our series of student reflections and analysis authored by our research team. In the 2019 “Emergent Voices” edition of the journal Critical Studies on Terrorism, myself and Athena Chapekis (two student researchers for tPP) will have our work featured using the Prosecution Project (tPP) database. Our article, entitled “The prosecution of others: Presidential rhetoric and […]

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Slow steps forward with Twitter

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Yesterday, the Prosecution Project took a bold step forward, dipping its foot ever-so-slightly into the world of social media. We now present to you our Twitter feed! While I must admit that we’re not quite sure the function of this feed for the project, but allow me to propse two ways in which Twitter can […]

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Building tPP

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Hello from tPP! This blog will serve as a basis to report on the progress of our coding, analysis and reporting as we continue to study the way in which acts of political violence are prosecuted in the United States since 1990. Beginning in September 2018, we will post weekly updates for the project. Teams […]