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Read the December 2023 newsletter here

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12/14/23 – nola.com “We have a favorable demographic situation—we are aging and older people commit less crime,” – Gary LaFree

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12/6/23 – The Washington Post “I think they’ve been understudied. We don’t have a lot of great data,” – Daniel Webster

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12/4/23 – San Francisco Chronicle “Because crime and crime trends are caused by so many different things that are very dynamic and simultaneous, you have to be very careful about causal attribution,” – Charis Kubrin

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11/10/23 – ABC 10 “There’s no such thing as a human being that is not inherently implicitly biased” – Lois James

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11/08/23 – reason The author of Reform Nation explains how celebrity, philanthropy, and activism produced the most significant prison reform in decades.

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11/01/23 – USA Today “In Robert Card’s hometown in Maine, law enforcement officers heard repeated warnings about him from relatives and fellow soldiers, yet they never took the one step experts say could have separated Card from his guns before he committed the deadliest mass shooting in state history.”

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10/29/23 – The San Diego Union-Tribune San Diego’s jail population fell about 30 percent in the year after March 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic orders. A study from researchers at UC Irvine and the University of Arizona found that had no consistent impact on violent or property crime.

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10/26/23 – CJRA California’s efforts to reduce its jail populations during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to slow the spread of the virus did not affect crime in the state, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California (UC) Irvine and the University of Arizona.

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