2014 research brief explores the impact of regional imitation, political representation and other factors, by Rebekah Herrick, Oklahoma State University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 study in the
American Law and Economics Review suggesting that poor defendants with assigned counsel often receive diminished outcomes.
July 2013 Congressional Research Service report providing key background information on the National Security Agency surveillance programs. Also included are related papers and scholarly perspectives.
2012 paper from Texas A&M done for the National Bureau of Economic Research looks at how "stand your ground" laws — based on "castle doctrine" — affect rates of violence in states.
2012 study in the
American Law and Economics Review on how certain airport security procedures are the key variable in producing feelings of discrimination and ill-will, and how this might be mitigated.
2013 research review of DNA-related research, with a focus on a 2012 study by City University of New York, University of California-Irvine and Nova Southeastern University.
2012 study in
New York University Law Review on the similarity between the U.S. Constitution and other international constitutions between 1946-2006.
2011 study in
Child Development on perceived discrimination among young Latinos in high school and its outcomes in educational settings.
2011 paper from the University of Chicago consolidating previous scholarship that explores ongoing employment and earnings disparities for African-Americans.
2012 research review on disadvantaged students in the United States and issues such as classroom practices, public policy and poverty.