Differential Item Functioning in Reports of Delinquent Behavior Between Black and White Youth: Evidence of Measurement Bias in Self-Reports of Arrest in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study
The role of hopelessness and procedural justice on depressogenic outcomes in serious adolescent offenders
Reproductive Coercion and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization Among a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Young Adult Sample
Inclusive Research: Engaging People Closest to the Issue Makes for Better Science & Greater Impact; 2023 NIJ Research Conference Plenary
This panel will discuss what inclusive research is, how to conduct it, and what issues and challenges exist about engaging in it. “Inclusive research” has its history as a participatory research method designed to ensure people closest to the issue or problem under study are authentically engaged in the research process rather than simply being “research subjects.” While community-based participatory research has begun to take on greater prominence in the criminal justice realm, such efforts are largely confined to qualitative research inquiries.
Can Science Enhance Equity? Findings and Implications From a Study To Detect Bruising on Victims with Dark Skin Pigmentation
This plenary panel from the 2023 NIJ Research Conference features fascinating research on a methodology to improve the detection and documentation of bruises on victims of violence who have dark skin pigmentation. This study highlights the intersection between science, justice, and racial equity, featuring practitioner and victims’ advocacy perspectives. The discussion describes the research and its findings and explore strategies to ensure that this particular evidence-based methodology can be widely implemented by nurse practitioners in the field.
US Mass public shootings since Columbine: victims per incident by race and ethnicity of the perpetrator
Investigating Disparities in Behavior and Care Between Alaska Native and White Victims of Sexual Violence: The Importance of Culturally Competent Nursing Care
Opioids, Race, Context, and Journeys to Crime: Analyzing Black-White Differences in Travel Associated With Opioid Possession Offenses
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.
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Alcohol and Drug Misuse Among IPV-Victimized Women: Exploring the Role of Difficulties Regulating Positive Emotions
Paraphilia and Antisociality: Motivations for Sexual Offending May Differ for American Whites and Blacks.
The Impact of State Firearm Laws on Homicide Rates among Black and White Populations in the United States, 1991-2016
Prevalence, Comorbidity, and Continuity of Psychiatric Disorders in a 15-Year Longitudinal Study of Youths Involved in the Juvenile Justice System
"Just because Somebody Is in a White Jacket and Has a Medical Degree doesn't Mean they're Not a Drug Dealer": Law-Enforcement Experiences Investigating Occupational Offenders
Who belongs in school? Examining the link between Black and White racial disparities in sense of school belonging and suspension
Improving Understanding of Law Enforcement at Schools - Breakout Session, NIJ Virtual Conference on School Safety
On February 16-18, 2021, the National Institute of Justice hosted the Virtual Conference on School Safety: Bridging Research to Practice to Safeguard Our Schools. This video includes the following presentations: