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Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society

The Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society at Community College of Philadelphia provides a structure for the ongoing support of law-related disciplines in the context of their connections to broader societal issues. It encompasses several academic programs and fosters a variety of projects and events for both the College family and the broader community.

Being Black Wearing Blue

On October 15, Criminal Justice visiting lecturer and Diversity Fellow Malika Rahman, along with the Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society, provided the community with an enlightening panel discussion that explored the attitudes, perceptions and impacts of the current social climate on their professional and personal lives. The panel included Branville Bard, Cambridge, MA Police Commissioner and former CCP Criminal Justice instructor; Major Kristal Turner-Childs, PA State Police; Gary Tuggle, DEA Retired Special Agent in Charge; Sergio Diggs, CCP alum and Philadelphia Police Officer.

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Being Black Wearing Blue News Coverage

‘Being Black Wearing Blue' panel addresses police reform, systemic racism  

Ashley Johnson, 6 ABC
Major Kristal Turner-Childs is a changemaker serving with the Pennsylvania State Police for 22 years. She says that wearing the badge and being Black carries a heavy weight especially at a time when police brutality and systemic racism continue to rock our country.  

Community College of Philadelphia Hosts Virtual Discussion Called ‘Being Black Wearing Blue’  

CBS 3 focused on the experience of Black individuals in law enforcement. 

 

Center Mission

The Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society provides a supportive intellectual and practical framework for exploring significant societal and law-related issues including citizenship, civics and re-entry. Through service learning and research, the Center engages the College and larger community in its endeavors to: foster a rich learning environment for student achievement; sustain faculty development and enrichment; facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration; be a resource to professionals and other academic institutions; stimulate innovation; and strengthen connections throughout the wider community.

Explore the links below to learn more about the Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society:

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Academic Programs

We offer a range of programs in the fields of law and public service, including Computer Forensics, Fire Science, Geographic Information Systems, Justice and Paralegal Studies.

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Law and Society Week

This annual week of events, open to the community, explores current trends and topics in law, safety and more.

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Center Faculty

Learn more about the faculty who dedicate their time to the Center for Law and Society, and get in touch with them to learn more about the College's programs in law and public service.

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Legal Resources

We've compiled a list of links to helpful legal resources.

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