Category: Criminal Justice
Overview of recent studies on U.S. immigration issues, including the demographic traits of unauthorized residents and the empirical truths about exclusionary attitudes.
A 2016 tip sheet offering a step-by-step guide to finding information about people while covering a crime-related story on deadline.
A roundup of studies on the Housing First program and its impact on chronic homelessness among those with mental illnesses and/or substance abuse problems.
2016 study in the American Economic Review estimates how legalizing marijuana nationally would impact tax returns and consumption.
2015 article in which law professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza analyzes the efforts of Latin American courts to challenge amnesty laws and prosecute human rights violations.
Updated review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
2015 study in Criminology that looks at the evolution of the availability of criminal records and how having a criminal record affects a person's ability to secure work, housing and higher education.
2015 research roundup analyzing data related to deaths of suspects in police custody and looking at the academic literature that speaks to problematic or risky restraint tactics.
2015 study published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology that examines how body cameras influence the behavior of police officers during encounters with the public.
2016 collection of research that offers insight on the link between gun violence and mental illness and the effectiveness of laws that ban certain people from buying firearms.