Assessing the Effectiveness of Interventions Designed to Reduce Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
A Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of the Impact of Arizona’s Ban on Peremptory Challenges: A Focus on Racial Bias in Jury Selection and Case Outcomes
Just Science Podcast: Just Higher Education and the CSI Effect
Juror Comprehension of Forensic Expert Testimony: A Literature Review and Gap Analysis
Booker and Beyond Analyzing Sentencing Reform and Exploring New Research Directions
This webinar features a discussion of previously published research on the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2005 Booker decision - which effectively transformed the United States Sentencing Guidelines from a mandatory, to an advisory, system. The presentation will address selected research findings from the last 15 years. Individual participants will briefly review their previous research findings with particular attention paid to the analytic methods used.
Juror comprehension of forensic expert testimony: A literature review and gap analysis
Expanding Research to Examine the Impacts of Forensic Science on the Criminal Justice System
In 2004, the National Institute of Justice created the social science research on forensic sciences (SSRFS) research program to explore the impact of forensic sciences on the criminal justice system and the administration of justice. Much of the early research from the SSRFS program focused on DNA processing and the use of DNA in investigations and prosecutions.
Adjudication and Sentencing in a Misdemeanor Court - The Outcome Is the Punishment
Social Inference Processes in Juror Judgments of Multiple-Offense Trials
Prosecution Strategies in Domestic Violence Felonies: An Exploratory Study
Selected to Serve: An Analysis of Lifetime Jury Participation
Improving Juror Comprehension of Forensic Testimony and Its Effects on Decision-Making and Evidence Evaluation
NIJ Journal Issue No. 255
NIJ Journal Issue No. 259
Uncertainty Ahead - A Shift in How Federal Scientific Experts Can Testify
Benefit-Cost Analysis for Crime Policy
How do we decide how to allocate criminal justice resources in a way that minimizes the social harms from both crime and policy efforts to control crime? How, for that matter, do we decide how much to spend on the criminal justice system and crime control generally, versus other pressing needs? These questions are at the heart of benefit-cost analysis.