Category: Criminal Justice
A lower resting heart rate partially explains why men commit more crime than women, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.
Release from prison during an economic upswing may reduce the chance an offender returns to jail, a new study finds.
Dutch cities that regulate prostitution in dedicated areas see a dramatic decline in rapes and sexual assaults, a new study finds.
Older patients are diagnosed with elder abuse in less than 0.02 percent of emergency room visits, an indication that doctors may not be spotting signs of abuse.
Millions of fathers don’t live with their children. A new study suggests those behind in child support see their kids less often, work fewer weeks a year and are more likely to have kids with multiple partners.
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.
Living in a crime-prone neighborhood can be stressful. Researchers in Scotland have found a connection between premature births and low birthweights.
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.
A study in the
American Journal of Criminal Justice looks at where registered sex offenders live 15 years after arrest.
An analysis in
The Lancet finds that national implementation of background checks on ammo purchases alone could reduce gun-related deaths by 81 percent.