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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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Drexel Law Expert Available to Discuss Violence Against Abortion Clinic Workers

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David S. Cohen, JD, is available to comment on violence against abortion clinic workers and other issues related to reproductive rights. Cohen is a constitutional law and gender issues expert and an associate professor at the School of Law at Drexel University in Philadelphia.

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Released Prisoners Are More LIkely to Suffer Early Death

Men who have been incarcerated and released are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those who haven't been imprisoned, according to a Georgia State University criminologist.

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