ResultsFound: 156 posts on Criminal Justice
Immigration to the United States from Latin America has long been a subject of heated debate, and it has become particularly contentious throughout the 2016 presidential campaign. Some candidates have employed strong rhetoric about building walls and deporting “illegals,” while others have decried how immigration policies break up families. For Latin Americans, the decision to migrate is often […]
A 2015 study published in Behavioral Sciences and the Law examines the relationship between psychological “identification” and acts of targeted violence, including school shootings and terrorism
2016 study published in Criminology that looks at the characteristics of juvenile offenders who stopped committing crimes.
2016 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network that examines the types of crime that occurs in areas hit by disasters such as earthquakes, significant fires or hurricanes.
2016 study from researchers at Florida State University that examines whether joblessness affects the commission of serious property crime, specifically robbery and burglary.
2016 study published in Criminology that explores changes in the age distribution of prisoners during the U.S. prison boom that began in the late 20th century.
2014 study in the American Journal of Public Health showing a “strong association” between solitary confinement and acts of self-harm.
2015 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that examines the long-term effect of New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) decal requirement for young drivers.
2013 study from Brown University traces guns recovered from crime scenes back to the states where they originally were sold by gun dealers.