Last updated: October 19, 2016
2016 study published in Criminology that looks at how perceptions of racial bias in the criminal justice system are affected by neighborhood attitudes and negative interactions with police.
Last updated: July 2, 2016
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.
Last updated: November 12, 2015
2015 study published in the Journal of Criminal Justice that looks at gender disparities in pretrial release and in jail sentencing decisions.
Last updated: August 24, 2015
2015 study examines whether cases authored by black federal district judges are overturned on appeal more often than those from white judges and the reasons such disparities might exist.
Last updated: April 28, 2015
2015 study in the American Law and Economics Review examining the relationship between the intensity of media coverage in courts and the monetary awards of cases in the state systems.
Last updated: April 9, 2015
2015 report from American University on risks for documentary filmmakers relating to personal safety, lawsuits and legal troubles, insurance and more.
Last updated: April 1, 2015
2015 report from the Congressional Research Service detailing key issues relating to virtual currencies, related trends and unanswered questions.