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2013 research review of DNA-related research, with a focus on a 2012 study by City University of New York, University of California-Irvine and Nova Southeastern University on how criminal confessions can taint supporting evidence.
2012 study from Columbia and Simon Fraser adding to the growing evidence that immigration and criminality are not linked at the general level, despite political claims to the contrary.
2013 aggregation of documents and background perspectives on the emerging controversy over the Justice Department’s decision to review phone records of Associated Press reporters.
2013 study from Columbia University demonstrating the importance of parole boards and their effectiveness in reducing recidivism.
2013 review of several studies and reports that provide data and insight into the issue of U.S. workplace violence.
Collection of top research papers and chief findings on issue of gay marriage. Updated 2013.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine the intersection between public opinion and rulings of the Supreme Court.
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 Public Administration Research about variation in local enforcement of immigration laws.
2012 paper from the University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago and Harvard University on defendant race and unequal sentencing decisions.
2011 study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice comparing gun availability and homicide rates across nations.
2012 study by CUNY and UCLA on labor law violations in urban centers in the United States.
2012 paper from Texas A&M on how “stand your ground” laws affect rates of violence in states.
2008 study in Economics & Politics on how the theory of the balance of powers plays out at the state level, and how partisan influence can change dynamics.
2012 study by Duke University published in The Quarterly Journal of Economics on the racial competition of a jury and criminal court outcomes.
2011 U.S. government report on human rights abuses and commercial/trade issues in China.
2012 study in New York University Law Review on the similarity between the U.S. Constitution and other international constitutions between 1946-2006.
2009 paper published in the American Sociological Association on links between lynching and contemporary hate crimes.
2012 Seton Hall University study on the health-care impacts of limits on noneconomic damages in malpractice suits.