Committee on Law and Justice
May 5-6, 2016
Keck Center, Room 208
500 5th Street, NW
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|Video Now Available|
The 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|
Support for Forensic Science Research: Improving the Scientific Role of the National Institute of Justice
Reliable 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.
|Understanding the U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market: |
This 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.
More Information | Report Brief