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Principles of Risk Assessment
(Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 2018)
Risk assessment — measuring an individual’s potential for offending — has long been an important aspect of criminal justice, especially in connection with sentencing, pretrial detention and police decision-making. To aid ...
How and Why is the American Punishment System "Exceptional"?
(The Journal of Things We Like (Lots), 2018-04-24)
Anyone interested in American criminal justice has to wonder why we have so many more people in prison—in absolute as well as relative terms—than the western half of the European continent, the part of the world most readily ...
Who Knows What and When?
(Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy, 2018)
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing (DTC-GT) companies have proliferated in the past several years. Based on an analysis of genetic material submitted by consumers, these companies offer a wide array of services, ranging ...
Is it Time for a Universal Genetic Forensic Database?
There is evidence that existing forensic databases have more than made up for their initial costs by increasing the efficiency, accuracy, and success rate of ongoing criminal investigations and by deterring would-be crimals. ...