2014 study in the Journal of Experimental Criminology measuring the effectiveness of community policing in the United States through a quantitative analysis of prior academic studies.
2015 review of recent research and data that speak to issues of hate crimes motivated by various kinds of bias, with a focus on definitional issues in the United States and patterns abroad.
2015 study from Stetson University published in Journal of Communications that explores violence in movies and video games and rates of societal violence over the same period.
2014 review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
2015 study from Stanford University and the Harvard Kennedy School comparing the ideological positions of judges across different tiers of the judiciary between judges and lawyers.
2015 review of FBI statistics and a study in Justice Quarterly showing patterns and trends relating to violence in the United States and the typical characteristics of perpetrators.
2015 study in The Quarterly Journal of Economics showing how early incarceration hurts high school graduation rates and increases the chances of further contact with the criminal justice system.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play, including links to aggressive behavior.
2011 study by Iowa State, Central Michigan University and the RAND Corporation in the Journal of Law and Human Behavior.
2014 review of research on capital punishment, including studies that attempt to quantify rates of innocence and the potential deterrence effect on crime.