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Washington Post “What we’re trying to do is institutionalize a scientific ethos in the Justice Department, which traditionally has been run, reasonably enough, by a lawyers’ culture. The NIJ and the Bureau of Justice Statistics are very very important agencies and we want to make sure they remain scientific agencies, not politicized,” Rick Rosenfeld, CJRA […]

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USA Today “If we don’t allow offenders to have real-world access to education, to programming, to electronic devices — then we’ve become part of the problem,” Todd Clear, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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Washington Blade “Key findings and theories weaving together the voices of those touched by (LGBT intimate partner violence) with broader patterns through survey research” and identifying “notable gaps in the literature and important avenues for future research,” Adam Messinger, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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InsideNova “It’s not to say you won’t find some serious, hardcore criminals in these programs, but the vast majority of what’s happening in these programs are people who have committed relatively minor offenses being targeted,” Charis Kubrin, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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Sacramento Bee “Nix cautioned against “drawing conclusions” from the data, but he said it “is certainly something to raise an eyebrow … I would certainly want to take a closer look” Justin Nix, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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Government Technology “When you predict the future based on the past, you are guiding future law enforcement to go to the same places and take the same actions. You perpetuate the existing bias in terms of where and how police take action,” Nancy La Vigne, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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Huffington Post “Of course, correctional institutions are not meant to be schools in the educational and rehabilitative sense, but hopefully we can all agree that they should not be schools for crime either,” Alex Piquero, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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Huffington Post “According to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey – a national study of 6,450 transgender Americans – 45 percent of transgender people report being referred to by the wrong gender pronoun “repeatedly and on purpose” while in the workplace,” Adam Messinger, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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Washington Post “Smart police have learned that the best way to police a public protest is to facilitate it. In doing so, the focus should always be on protecting constitutional rights and public safety and not just enforcing laws for the sake of enforcing laws,” Tamara Madensen, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

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