In the article, “Juvenility and Punishment: Sentencing Juveniles in Adult Criminal Court,” Kurlychek and her coauthors examined how juveniles in the juvenile justice system were transferred into adult court.
Using focus group interviews to examine the use of research evidence by juvenile justice and youth service professionals, the study sought to explain why research is underutilized in determining policy and practice.
This paper documents the scale of the homicide increase in 2015 for a sample of 56 large U.S. cities and examines three plausible explanations of the homicide rise.
In the article, “Drugs, Race and Common Ground: Reflections on the High Point Intervention,” Kennedy looks into the High Point Intervention, a successful project that led to the closing of drug markets . .
In the book, “Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America,” Kennedy explores the inner-city crime rates in Boston.