In the article, “Race and death sentencing for Oklahoma homicides committed between 1990 and 2012,” Sharp and her co-authors sought to determine the extent to which race
In the article, “Examining Racial Disparities in Drug Arrests,” Mitchell and his co-authors examined the effects that the policies pursued under the War on Drugs had on different races.
In the article, “A Meta-Analysis of Race and Sentencing Research: Explaining the Inconsistencies,” Mitchell conducted a meta-analysis of the existing body of research that examines whether African American’s are…
In the article, “Immigration and Crime: Assessing a Contentious Issue,” Kubrin examined the relationship between immigration and crime, seeking to build a deeper understanding of the complexities of this . . .
In the article, “The Threatening Nature of ‘Rap’ Music,” Kubrin and her co-authors examined perceptions of rap lyrics compared to the perception of lyrics from country music.
In the article, “Rap on Trial,” Kubrin and her co-author explored the trend of rap music lyrics being introduced as evidence of a defendant’s guilt in criminal proceedings across the United States.
In the article, “Desistance for a Long-term Drug-Involved Sample of Adult Offenders: The Importance of Identity Transformation,” Kerrison examined the factors
In the article, “The Liberation Hypothesis and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Application of California’s Three Strikes Law,” Chen examined the extent to which racial and ethnic discrepancies exist . . .
In the article, “Race, Neighborhood Danger, and Coping Strategies Among Female Probationers and Parolees,” Cobbina examined the extent to which neighborhood crime
In the article, “The Lives of Juvenile Lifers: Findings from a National Survey,” Nellis looks into the history of juvenile life sentences.
In the book, “A Return to Justice: Rethinking our Approach to Juveniles in the System,” Nellis discusses how the practices of the juvenile justice system differ from the adult system . . .
In the study, “Life Goes On: The Historic Rise in Life Imprisonment in the United States,” Nellis and her coauthors examined the trends in the population of prisoners serving life . . .
In, “Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear,” Kupchik analyzes the impact of having heavy school security and harsh zero-tolerance policies in schools on students and their later lives. . .
In, “Race, Poverty, and Exclusionary School Security: An empirical analysis of U.S. elementary, middle, and high schools,” Kupchik looks at factors that influence high school security and exclusionary school. . .
In, “Fear of Crime among Gang and Non-Gang Offenders: Comparing the Effects of Perpetration, Victimization, and Neighborhood Factors,” Lane collected data from more than 2,400 inmates. . .
Cumulative disadvantages impact a defendant’s bond amount, pretrial detention, their treatment by police, the courts and their ability to find employment upon release.
This research study examines how differences in race, ethnicity and gender affect juvenile court sanctioning and rehabilitative interventions.
In the article, “’Your Pants Won’t Save You’: Why Black Youth Challenge Race-Based Police Surveillance and the Demands of Black Respectability Politics,”
In the article, “Gender-Specific Conflicts among Urban African American Youth: The Roles of Situational Context and Issues of Contention,” Cobbina explored the situational contexts of youth conflicts among . . .
In the article, “Impact of Maternal Incarceration on the Criminal Justice Involvement of Adult Offspring: A Research Note,” Armstrong examined the extent to which maternal incarceration has an impact on dependents
Van Gundy and her coauthor argue that three strikes legislation has contributed to the mass incarceration of nonviolent offenders, a majority of which are minorities.
Enforcement activity increased from 2003-2011 and decreased from 2011 – 2014. Men, young people and ethnic minorities experienced the greatest amount of fluctuation in enforcement rates.