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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Law and Justice
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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Firearms and Violence: A Critical Review  (CLAJ)

For years proposals for gun control and the ownership of firearms have been among the most contentious issues in American politics. For public authorities to make reasonable decisions on these... Read more

Fairness and Effectiveness in Policing: The Evidence  (CLAJ)

Because police are the most visible face of government power for most citizens, they are expected to deal effectively with crime and disorder and to be impartial. Producing justice through the fair,... Read more

Advancing the Federal Research Agenda on Violence Against Women  (CLAJ)

This report expands on the work of an earlier National Research Council panel whose report, Understanding Violence Against Women, was published in 1996. The report is based on the presentations and... Read more

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