Category: Criminal Justice
Cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD, is a marijuana extract associated with therapeutic benefits. We gathered research that evaluates these claims.
Offenders owed $110 billion in criminal restitution as of the end of fiscal year 2016, but the vast majority of the debt is "uncollectible," according to a new federal government report.
A collection of research that examines how student performance and campus enrollments may change following a school shooting.
Federal courts are less likely to give Latinos and Native Americans the option of getting out of prison early for good behavior, a new study suggests. Offenders who are Asian are the most likely of any racial group to be allowed to earn “good time” credit.
Research on the history, pharmacology and toxicology of kratom, a "herbal high" that's new to the U.S.
This collection of research looks teacher misconduct, including sexual misconduct. We include a study on nondisclosure agreements, which limit the information schools can share about former employees.
Alleged victims of workplace sex discrimination are more likely to settle their federal lawsuits and be awarded compensation under a woman judge, a study suggests.
About a quarter of U.S. adult handgun owners carry a loaded firearm with them at least once a month, a new study suggests. Around a third do it on a daily basis.
Criminologist Adam Lankford has found that mass shooters and suicide bombers are looking for fame. In an interview with JR, he asks journalists not to honor them, not to publish their names and pictures.
Opioid users referred for treatment by the criminal justice system were 10 times less likely to receive evidence-based treatments such as methadone than those referred by other sources.