Scientists develop new method to improve police lineups

In a discovery with important implications for criminal justice, a team of scientists from USC and other Southern California research institutions has developed a unique way to measure the reliability of an eyewitness trying ...

Co-offenders provide key to crime patterns

A large volume of criminal offending involves two or more individuals acting collaboratively—yet detailed analysis of co-offending is lacking to obtain more detailed and accurate pictures of criminal networks and broad ...

Place doesn't trump race as predictor of incarceration

For black Americans—particularly men—growing up in better neighborhoods doesn't diminish the likelihood of going to prison nearly as much as it does for whites or Latinos, new Cornell research shows.

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