Bi-Annual Meeting of the
Committee on Law and Justice
January 22-23, 2015
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
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|Employment Opportunity: Board Director for the Committee on Law and Justice|
DBASSE is seeking a Board Director for the Committee on Law and Justice - a standing committee whose mission is to increase the scientific understanding of crime and justice issues.
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|Administrator Listenbee Discusses Recent Report|
Robert L. Listenbee, Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, provides remarks on how OJJDP is implementing the recommendations from the Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform report.
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|CLAJ member named as one of |
CLAJ member Mark Kleiman was named one of Politico's 50 "thinkers, doers and dreamers who really matter in this age of gridlock and dysfunction."
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|CLAJ Member receives the Stockholm Prize in Criminology|
This award given to CLAJ member Daniel S. Nagin, Teresa and H. John Heinz III University Professor of Public Policy and Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, recognizes the research that has helped to re-shape the use of prison and community corrections based on evidence of what works – and what doesn't.
|CLAJ Chair receives Distinguished Achievement Award|
Jeremy Travis, Chair (CLAJ) and President of
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, received a Distinguished Achievement Award for his work in evidence-based crime policy from the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy.
Guide for the Legal Sector for Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking
The 2013 report Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States, found that the United States is in the very early stages of recognizing, understanding, and developing solutions for these crimes. The knowledge and ability of law enforcment professionals, attorneys, and judges to identify victims, investigate cases, and make appropriate referrals is crucial to the development of an overall response to these crimes. This guide summarizes the information that is most relevant to individuals within the legal sector who interact in some way with victims, survivors, and perpetrators of these crimes.
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Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification
Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification explains the science that has emerged during the past 30 years on eyewitness identifications and identifies best practices in eyewitness procedures for the law enforcement community and in the presentation of eyewitness evidence in the courtroom.
Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform: The Federal Role
Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform: the Federal Role identifies and prioritizes strategies and policies to effectively facilitate reform of the juvenile justice system and develop an implementation plan for OJJDP. Based on the 2013 report Reforming Juvenile Justice, this report is designed to provide specific guidance to OJJDP regarding the steps that it should take, both internally and externally, to facilitate juvenile justice reform grounded in knowledge about adolescent development.