2013 CDC report noting that the suicide rate for middle-aged Americans has been increasing.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2013 review of relevant research on guns in the United States. Featuring detailed findings from a 2012 study from Arizona State University, Phoenix, and the University of Cincinnati published in Crime and Delinquency on the effectiveness of U.S. gun violence reduction policies.
2012 study in Journal of Communication showing how violence is less prevalent on YouTube than it is on network television.
2013 study in Injury Prevention evaluating the relationship between the strength of state gun laws and criminal offenders’ acquisition of firearms.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in United States schools.
2012 study from Michigan State University published in Justice Quarterly on the diffusion of homicide clusters in a low-income city.
2011 study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice comparing gun availability and homicide rates across nations.
2012 paper from Texas A&M on how “stand your ground” laws affect rates of violence in states.
2012 Pew Research Center report with new survey data on social issues and historical comparative data.
2012 study in New York University Law Review on the similarity between the U.S. Constitution and other international constitutions between 1946-2006.
2012 report published in Psychological Science on physical exertion and the credibility of eyewitness reports.
2011 reports from the U.S. Department of Justice with census of imprisoned and paroled persons.
2011 study from the University of Pennsylvania on the community benefits of creating more green spaces in urban areas.
2011 United Nations report on rates of homicide per capita around the world.
Study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on health risks among gay, lesbian and bisexual teens
2011 report by the National Institute of Justice on the effectiveness and safety of Tasers and other conducted energy devices
2011 report from federal oversight agency on crimes and costs involving undocumented persons.
2010 study by the Yale Law School, George Washington Law School, and the University of Oklahoma on how values shape perceptions of expert agreement and truth
2002 study published in the American Journal of Public Health on the relationship between firearm-ownership rates and homicide rates