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Devah Pager at her office at Harvard University in 2014.
Commentary November 13, 2018
An appreciation of the Harvard sociologist who meticulously documented racial discrimination in the criminal justice system.
Justices on the United States Supreme Court in 1976.
Commentary March 30, 2016
A close look at the grand compromise of 1976.
Justice Lab March 23, 2016
Pew researchers release a new prison scorecard, but it ain’t perfect.
Analysis March 9, 2016
A new report looks at recidivism among inmates released from federal prisons.
Justice Talk February 21, 2016
Our first discussion will be Wednesday, Feb. 24, on how the police predict crime.
Commentary February 11, 2016
Why African-Americans don’t trust the courts, and why it matters.
Commentary December 15, 2015
A new tool drills down on hidden incarceration rates.
Justice Lab October 30, 2015
A new study of the data says it depends on timing.
A New York Police Department Sergeant demonstrates how to operate a body camera during a press conference in December.
Commentary August 13, 2015
Sorry, Mr. Bratton. Science says no.