Mary Finn

Mary Finn is the director of the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. Her research has been funded by the National Institute of Justice and the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles and Department of Corrections. She is currently a co-principal investigator on a National Institute of Justice project assessing the influence of home visits and their temporal ordering on the supervision outcomes with high-risk parolees. Her most recent publications appear in Criminology and Public Policy, Crime and Delinquency, and the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

How the American Online Sex Trade Continues to Thrive

As players in the service economy, pimps have learned to embrace the online marketplace and seem to be staying one step ahead of the law. America has always had an underground sex trade, and for decades most pimps followed the same general script: They would recruit sex workers on the street, in bars and in strip clubs. But over the past 20 years, the internet has become the major marketplace... Continue Reading

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