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Support for Forensics Science Research This report examines the National Institute of Justice's recent efforts to strengthen its forensic science research and development program and recommends ways to build upon this progress and further improve the agency's ability to support forensic science research. ► Read more
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Understanding the U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market reviews the nature of illicit tobacco markets, evidence for policy effects, and variations among different countries with a focus on implications for the United States. ► Read more
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Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform: The Federal Role. This report provides specific guidance to OJJDP regarding the steps that it should take to facilitate juvenile justice reform grounded in knowledge about adolescent development. ► Read more
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Support for Forensics Science Research This report examines the National Institute of Justice's recent efforts to strengthen its forensic science research and development program and recommends ways to build upon this progress and further improve the agency's ability to support forensic science research. ► Read more
Understanding the U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market reviews the nature of illicit tobacco markets, evidence for policy effects, and variations among different countries with a focus on implications for the United States. ► Read more
Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform: The Federal Role. This report provides specific guidance to OJJDP regarding the steps that it should take to facilitate juvenile justice reform grounded in knowledge about adolescent development. ► Read more
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The Growth of Incarceration in the United States
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Incarceration VideoLThe new video is an overview of the 2014 CLAJ report, which explains how incarceration rates increased in the United States and why the nation now needs a change in course.

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CLAJ Newsletter - November 2015

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Support for Forensic Science Research: Improving the Scientific Role of the National Institute of Justice

Forensic ScienceLReliable and valid forensic science techniques are critical to a credible, fair, and evidence-based justice system. This report examines the National Institute of Justice’s recent efforts to strengthen its forensic science research and development program and recommends ways to build upon this progress and further improve the agency's ability to support forensic science research.

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Understanding the U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market: Characteristics, Policy Context, and Lessons from International Experiences

Illicit TobaccoLThis report reviews the nature of illicit tobacco markets, evidence for policy effects, and variations among different countries with a focus on implications for the United States, and identifies a range of possible polilcy and enforcement interventions by the U.S. federal government and/or states and localities.

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