Teen boys from low-income neighborhoods in Pittsburgh were less likely to have perpetuated violence if they had goals and hope for the future.
After the passage of California’s Proposition 47, which reduced criminal penalties for drug possession, felony drug arrest rates declined and racial disparities among these arrests decreased.
We've gathered research on family separations related to incarceration, immigration, divorce and military deployment.
Enrollment in SNAP and the Affordable Care Act declined among Hispanic citizens of the United States after the Secure Communities program took effect.
Most youth know sexting is a crime, but older teenagers are less likely to think they’d get in trouble for sharing or receiving sexually suggestive images of themselves or other teens, new research finds.
As the threat of MDR TB and XDR TB continues to grow, Journalist’s Resource has gathered information for reporters looking to learn more about the global epidemic.
A new study records discrepancies in the reporting of cases of newborn exposure to illicit substances to state agencies in Illinois.
Many hair products used by black women and children contain unlisted chemicals that can interfere with the body’s natural hormones.
Police officers rarely use force to apprehend and detain criminal suspects and, when they do, the majority of suspects are not injured, according to an analysis conducted by a team of mostly medical doctors.
California’s eugenic sterilization program disproportionately targeted Latinos, and especially Latina women, new research finds.