Last updated: February 17, 2017
Millions of U.S. fathers don’t live with their children. A new study suggests those who are behind in child support see their children less often, work fewer weeks per year and are more likely to have children with multiple partners.
Last updated: February 2, 2017
A new study suggests high school graduates are less likely to be sent to prison and receive slightly shorter prison sentences than criminal offenders who did not finish high school.
Last updated: December 16, 2016
Living in a crime-prone neighborhood can be stressful. Researchers in Scotland have found a connection between premature births and low birthweights.
Last updated: December 15, 2016
Boys who ride the bus to school have a greater chance of being bullied than those using other transportation. But girls are generally more likely to be bullied.
Last updated: December 12, 2016
A study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice looks at where registered sex offenders live 15 years after arrest.
Last updated: November 7, 2016
An analysis in The Lancet finds that national implementation of background checks on ammo purchases alone could reduce gun-related deaths by 81 percent.
Last updated: October 19, 2016
2016 study published in Criminology that looks at how perceptions of racial bias in the criminal justice system are affected by neighborhood attitudes and negative interactions with police.
Last updated: October 13, 2016
A 2016 study in American Sociological Review finds that African Americans report crime less after police violence in their communities.
Last updated: September 22, 2016
2016 review of research related to “campus carry,” or the debate about whether colleges should allow individuals with concealed carry permits to bring guns onto school property.