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Using Science To Enhance Equity

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August 2023

For its first research conference in more than a decade, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) focused on the theme of Evidence to Action. The conference’s many discussions all engaged with key questions about how the criminal and juvenile justice fields can take up research findings and apply them in policy and practice. After opening remarks from Attorney General Merrick Garland and Assistant Attorney General Amy Solomon, NIJ Director Nancy La Vigne introduced the conference’s first plenary session. It was a showcase, she said, of “topics that we know, undeniably, have moved the needle of policy and practice.”

Date Published: August 1, 2023