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Powder vs. Crack: NYU Study Identifies Arrest Risk Disparity for Cocaine Use

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Crack users are much more likely to experience arrest than powder cocaine users, and being poor is the true overwhelming correlate, not being black or a minority.

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Juvenile Offenders Do Better Close To Home

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Juvenile criminal offenders in Texas who are placed under county supervision, close to home, are less likely to be rearrested than those placed in state-run correctional facilities, according to researchers at Texas A&M University.

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Criminologist 'Hacks' the Hacker

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Hacking is a late-modern transgressive craft, according to the latest research from a Kansas State University criminologist.

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Major Tiger Trader Busted in Indonesia—Faces 5 Years in Prison and $10,000 USD Fine

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The South Sumatra Military Police, South Sumatra Provincial Natural Resource Conservation Office (BKSDA), and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) announced today the recent arrest of a major wildlife trafficker illegally trading in tiger parts and other protected wildlife in Indonesia. The suspect has allegedly sold more than 100 stuffed tigers over a ten-year period.

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Texas A&M Middle East Expert Gives Analysis On Murder Of Three Muslim College Students in NC

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Former Police Officer Turned University of South Carolina Law Professor Discusses Community Policing

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Jail Time for Manta Ray Trader

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An Indonesian court has sentenced an illegal trader in manta ray parts to one year and four months in prison and a USD $5,000 fine.

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Religion Can Help College Women Who are Sexual Victims Deal with Emotional Damage and Distrust, Study Finds

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Child Maltreatment Not a Clear Path to Adult Crime

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Research has long made a connection between childhood abuse and neglect and crime in adulthood. But a University of Washington study found that when other life factors are considered, that link all but disappears.

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Psychopathic Violent Offenders’ Brains Can’t Understand Punishment

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Psychopathic violent offenders have abnormalities in the parts of the brain related to learning from punishment, according to an MRI study led by Sheilagh Hodgins and Nigel Blackwood.