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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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7/20/18 – Yahoo News “So while there certainly has been a recent increase in foster care caseloads that is likely partially attributable to the opioid crisis, this change has actually been well within what we would expect to see historically and may actually reflect getting back to a ‘normal’ pre-Great Recession level — when the […]

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6/26/18 – Philadelphia Inquirer “The incentives for elected DAs and judges only reinforce that approach. Prison costs are borne at the state level.” Jody Sundt, CJRA Expert

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6/16/18 – The Advocate “If investigators end up with few leads in some cases, it’s not because they’re focusing more attention on others.” David Carter, CJRA Expert

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6/11/18 – Indianapolis Star “The most effective policy is a licensing process.” Daniel Webster, CJRA Expert

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