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9/12/18 – Black Press USA “Further, it’s easy to see how allowing untested accusations into a sentencing hearing could be unfair to a defendant,” said Kathryne Young, CJRA Expert

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9/11/18 – COSSA “With more than 60,000 overdose-related deaths in the United States in 2017… opioid-related crime has become a serious problem in many U.S. communities. Social science research is necessary to address it,” Peter Wood, CJRA Expert

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9/6/18 – Kansas City Star “The fact that Crossroads remains in some state of lockdown after nearly four months is highly unusual across the nation,” said Christine Tartaro, CJRA Expert

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Read the August 2018 newsletter here.

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8/27/18 – The New Yorker “Within four months of Michael Brown being killed in Ferguson, the President is giving a speech at the White House pledging seventy-five million dollars for a technology of which there are only a few efficacy studies.” Michael White, CJRA Expert.

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8/16/18 – Arizona Central “There is some concern that body-worn cameras are going to generate the next iteration of the CSI effect.” Mike White, CJRA Expert.

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8/14/18 – Inside Sources “There is, just more generally, a lot of evidence in many different settings that very simple kinds of statistical tools do a better job at predicting how well human beings will perform than people’s judgments, and that’s been used in a whole variety of contexts.” Daniel Nagin, CJRA Expert.

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8/10/18 – KJZZ “New research suggests when police departments slowly roll out body-worn cameras, their implementation goes better — both within the department and in the community.” Mike White, CJRA Expert

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8/1/18 – Youth Today “There is a growing awareness, in the United States and Europe, that emerging adults – those ages 18–25 – are a developmentally distinct group worth special treatment at the hands of the justice system.” Vincent Schiraldi, CJRA Expert.

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7/31/18 – The Crime Report “While those countries have distinct approaches to which courts, which facilities and at which ages emerging adults can benefit from juvenile laws and practices, they also have some commonalities worth examination by U.S. policymakers” Vincent Schiraldi, CJRA Expert.

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