|CLAJ Member Spotlight|
For the summer, we spotlight one of our new CLAJ members, Susan B. Sorenson, professor at the
School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania.
Read her full interview
|Holder Cites Findings of New Report|
At a symposium of the National Association of Attorneys General, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder discussed the new report on the growth of incarceration in the United States. Holder called it a "landmark study" that brings into sharp focus the importance of efforts to make the criminal justice system more efficient and effective.
DBASSE Reports Related to Gun Violence and Schools
A 2005 report from the Committee on Law and Justice, Firearms and Violence: A Critical Review, found that there is scant evidence about the effectiveness of current measures to prevent and control gun violence and outlined a comprehensive research program. In 2003, the Board on Children, Youth, and Families and CLAJ studied youth violence in schools: Deadly Lessons: Understanding Lethal School Violence.