What if gatekeepers of the broadband pipes could provide preferential treatment to customers? A 2013 research roundup sheds light on the net-neutrality policy and legal debates.
2014 review of studies on issues related to youth behavior and safety, including delinquency rates, suspensions, zero-tolerance policies and their effects, after-school programs and curfews.
2014 paper written for the National Bureau of Economic Research that analyzes the behavior of nonpracticing entities (NPEs) as well as the characteristics of companies likely to be targeted.
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.
Review of General Social Survey data from 1972 to 2008, which furnishes the most precise record available on trends in American attitudes on issues of race.
2014 study in the American Law and Economics Review suggesting that poor defendants with assigned counsel often receive diminished outcomes.
2013 roundup of relevant data, reports, studies that can help contextualize the Washington Navy Yard shooting incident.
2013 research overview of prison rates in America and their social consequences, by Bruce Western, Harvard University, and Becky Pettit, University of Washington, Seattle.
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 interview with Lucy Dalglish, Dean of Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. She was previously executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.