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Juvenile offenders, probation and recidivism

Using data from Los Angeles, a study in Social Work Research examines how different types of probation influence rates of re-offending.

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Witness at genocide trial of former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt (Wikipedia)

Human rights violations and prosecutions

Research in the Annual Review of Law and Social Science traces the origins of criminal accountability and its impact on repression levels.

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High finance and the “Lehman sisters” hypothesis

An analysis in the Cambridge Journal of Economics looks at gender imbalances in business leadership and their potential effects.

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Testing exclusionary attitudes toward immigrants

A Harvard study explores how contact with those of different backgrounds can affect majority community attitudes.

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