|Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States
Every day in the United States, children and adolescents are victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Despite the serious and long-term consequences for victims as well as their...
|Priorities for Research to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence
In 2010, more than 105,000 people were injured or killed in the United States as the result of a firearm-related incident. Recent, highly publicized, tragic mass shootings in Newtown, CT; Aurora, CO;...
|Health and Incarceration: A Workshop Summary
Over the past four decades, the rate of incarceration in the United States has skyrocketed to unprecedented heights, both historically and in comparison to that of other developed nations. At far...
|Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental Approach
Adolescence is a distinct, yet transient, period of development between childhood and adulthood characterized by increased experimentation and risk-taking, a tendency to discount long-term...