2013 study from the University of Kansas on the law enforcement practices of “new economy” cities that promote “creative class” pursuits and cultural tourism.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play, including links to aggressive behavior.
2013 roundup of relevant data, reports, studies that can help contextualize the Washington Navy Yard shooting incident.
2011 study by Iowa State, Central Michigan University and the RAND Corporation in the Journal of Law and Human Behavior.
2013 study published in American Law and Economics Review on the effectiveness and operational mechanisms of community prosecution approaches.
2013 review of studies that look at the effects of marijuana use on cognitive functioning, as the federal policy debate over legalization continues to grow.
2013 review of studies that provide insight into the nature of gun sellers and sales transactions, with a particular emphasis on illegal purchasing attempts and related research on gun laws.
2013 research review, with emphasis on a study from Penn State showing that more educated women have empowered to leave abusive relationships.
2012 paper from Texas A&M on how “stand your ground” laws affect rates of violence in states.
2013 review of key government reports and surveys that provide perspective on trends in various violent crime rates, with a focus on youth and racial groups.