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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Law and Justice
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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
Video Now Available

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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Recent Reports

Modernizing Crime Statistics:
Report 1: Defining and Classifying Crime

CrimesceneThis report is the first of two reports on developing a new set of indicators of crime in the United States. This report proposes a new system for the classification of crime—an initial conceptual framework in modernizing crime statistics—based on historical and international efforts to define crime and on the diverse demands for and uses of crime data by stakeholders.

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Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice

Bullying Prevention coverThis new report from the Board on Children, Youth, and Families, and the Committee on Law and Justice evaluates the state of the science on biological and psychosocial consequences of bullying as well as the context, scope, and impact of the problem. The report also outlines next steps in prevention for policymakers, parents, educators, healthcare providers, and others concerned with the care of children.

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