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Monday, July 28, 2014 
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   CLAJ - TOPICS

Adjudication: Courts and Sentencing

Corrections: Incarceration and Supervision

Crime: Causes, Trends, and Prevention

Delinquency: Prevention, Intervention, and Justice

Domestic and Personal Security: Terrorism and Cyber Security

Evaluation: Programs and Policies

Investigation and Enforcement: Policing, Forensics, and Regulations

Research: Data and Measurement

Victims: Vulnerable Populations and Family Violence


Current Projects

Causes and Consequences of High Rates of Incarceration

The study will explore the causes of the dramatic increases in incarceration rates since the 1970s, the costs and benefits of the nation's current sentencing and incarceration policies, and whetherthere...

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Committee on the Illicit Tobacco Market: Collection and Analysis of the International Experience

An ad hoc committee will conduct a study and prepare a report that will assess the scope of the international illicit tobacco market, including demand, structure, volume, varations...

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A Prioritized Plan to Implement a Developmental Approach in Juvenile Justice Reform

This committee is charged with assessing and prioritizing strategies and policies to effectively reform the juvenile justice system building on the recommendations from the 213...

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Modernizing the Nation’s Crime Statistics
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Priorities for a Public Health Research Agenda to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence

A new IOM/DBASSE study aims to develop a proposed public health research agenda to improve knowledge of the causes of gun violence, the interventions that prevent gun violence, and strategies to miimize...

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The Roundtable on Crime Trends

The Roundtable discussions will focus on crime trends, such as the crime decline of the past 20 years, explore its policy and operations implications and relevance for futureprevention...

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Committee on Scientific Approaches to Understanding and Maximizing the Validity and Reliability of Eyewitness Identification in Law Enforcement and the Courts

In collaboration with the Committee on Science, Technology and the Law. Beginning in October 2013, an ad hoc committee was convened for a consensus study to critically assessthe...

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