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Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification. This report explains the science that has emerged during the past 30 years on eyewitness identifications and identifies best practices for law enforcement.   ► 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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Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification. This report explains the science that has emerged during the past 30 years on eyewitness identifications and identifies best practices for law enforcement.   ► 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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Roundtable on Crime Trends

May 18, 2015

NAS BuildingDiscussions at the meeting addressed trends in the lethality of criminal attacks, "target hardening" and changes in the physical environment, labor markets, psychopharmacological treatment, school disciplinary systems, and violence against women.  

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The Growth of Incarceration in the United States
Video Now Available

Incarceration VideoLThe new video is a 3.5 minute 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 - Winter 2015

CLAJ Winter 2015

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Recent Reports

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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Guide for the Legal Sector for Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking

Sex Trafficking Legal Guide

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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