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In the United States, heightened hostility toward Hispanic immigrants is common in contemporary public discourse, as are fears about Hispanic immigrants and crime. We know that the treatment of Hispanic immigrants differs depending on whether they come to areas of the United States that have historically welcomed Hispanic immigrants or to new destinations that have […]

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5/14/19-The Crime Report “The market structure of these services creates the potential for exploitative pricing,” Alexes Harris, CJRA Expert.

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Since the 1980s, federal and local governments have increasingly used public money to hire private firms to house and manage people who are incarcerated. In the last few years, the number of incarcerated individuals held in privately operated institutions has risen sharply. A new study sought to determine the points at which individuals who encounter […]

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5/7/19-PsychCentral “These results provide preliminary evidence that acquired neuropsychological deficits, and head injuries more directly, result in prolonged periods of criminal persistence,” Joseph Schwartz, CJRA Expert.

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4/29/19-MedicalResearch.com “Parents need to be aware of the potential behavioral and cognitive consequences of sustaining a head injury. Parents are the first line of defense for their children and making them more aware of these dangers may not only promote prevention but may also result in more effective intervention after an injury occurs. ” Joseph […]

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4/26/19-NeuroscieneNews “These results provide preliminary evidence that acquired neuropsychological deficits, and head injuries more directly, result in prolonged periods of criminal persistence,” Joseph Schwartz, CJRA Expert.

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Researchers have sought to identify the factors that promote or contribute to criminal persistence—that is, the likelihood that offenders will continue to offend. A new longitudinal study looked at the impact on criminal persistence of head injuries, which have been linked to increased levels of offending, among adolescents and early adults. It found that changes […]

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