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CLAJ CURRENT PROJECTS  

 

CLAJ oversees the work of committees formed to review the available evidence on defined question(s)/issue(s) or respond to a specific charge, including making findings, conclusions and/or recommendations.

 

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Priorities for a Public Health Research Agenda to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence

This committee will develop a proposed public health research agenda for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The recommendations for this agenda will prioritize the gun violence research needed to improve knowledge of the causes, prevention approaches and strategies to minimize the public health burden. 
 

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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…

 

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Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States 

The U.S. Department of Justice has requested that the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council convene a committee of experts to conduct a study on the commercial sexual exploitation...

 

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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 future prevention and enforcement efforts…


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