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    22-Jul-2019 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 716057

The truth behind racial disparities in fatal police shootings

Michigan State University

Contrary to what many think, a comprehensive and sweeping review of all fatal police shootings across the nation reveals

18-Jul-2019 3:00 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 715772

Sociology and Social Justice

American Sociological Association (ASA)

On August 10-13, thousands of sociologists from around the nation and the world will meet in New York at the association’s 114th Annual Meeting. At a time when issues ranging from the U.S. census to the racial wealth gap dominate public discourse, more than 600 sessions involving 4,600 presenters and 3,000 research papers will deepen understanding of the interrelationship of societal structures and policy issues, as well as their impact on ordinary people and communities.

12-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 713940

Augustana University Professor’s Research Leads to Surprising Mating Decision in Butterfly Species

Augustana University, South Dakota

The males of one species of butterfly are more attracted to females that are active, not necessarily what they look like, according to a recent research conducted at Augustana University.The paper, “Behaviour before beauty: Signal weighting during mate selection in the butterfly Papilio polytes,” found that males of the species noticed the activity levels of potential female mates, not their markings.

8-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Murder in the Paleolithic? Evidence of Violence Behind Human Skull Remains
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Article ID: 715020

Murder in the Paleolithic? Evidence of Violence Behind Human Skull Remains


New analysis of the fossilized skull of an Upper Paleolithic man suggests that he died a violent death, according to a study published July 3, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by an international team from Greece, Romania and Germany led by the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany

26-Jun-2019 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714463

High School Seniors Losing Trust in Law Enforcement, Justice System

American Psychological Association (APA)

High school seniors’ confidence in law enforcement and the justice system significantly declined from 2006 to 2017 while their faith in religious organizations and schools was comparatively higher and more stable, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

17-Jun-2019 2:10 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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