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Primary Texting Bans Associated with Lower Traffic Fatalities, Study Finds

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States that allow officers to pull over a driver for texting while driving saw fewer deaths than those that use secondary enforcement of texting bans.

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REDEEM Act Follows Evolving Public Opinion on Incarceration

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Researchers Treat Incarceration as a Disease Epidemic, Discover Small Changes Help

By treating incarceration as an infectious disease, researchers show that small differences in prison sentences can lead to large differences in incarceration rates. The research was published in June in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 

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Financial Literacy -- the New Front in the Fight Against Chronic Recidivism in the U.S.?

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A financial literacy survey released this week by a consortium of UALR professors suggests teaching inmates how to handle money is crucial to avoiding relapse and high recidivism rates.

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Fatherhood and Black Male Ex-Offenders

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Law & Order for Juveniles: U.Va. Study Urges Altering Police Interrogations

Confrontational and deceptive interrogation techniques are inappropriate for the developing adolescent mind, according to Todd Warner’s psychology study at U.Va.

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Expert on Domestic Terrorism Available to Speak About Shootings in Las Vegas

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Study: Corruption Increases and Distorts Spending by U.S. States

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A new study identifies the most corrupt and least corrupt states in the United States and calculates that government corruption costs American taxpayers tens of billions of dollars a year.

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Capital Punishment Expert Available to Discuss IQ and the Death Penalty

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