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Man Playing Snooker and Thinking of Other Things
HOT OFF THE PRESSES! The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)...
A street in Save, Rwanda
In week 4 of his Coursera course “The Age of Sustainable Development,” Jeff Sachs of Columbia University’s Earth Institute is diagnosing the causes of perennial poverty...
Update: Some YLS students and Yale doctoral candidates have alerted me to the “buggy-ness” of Qualtrics email. I’ll be back soon with a work-around! —...
Human subjects research conducted by university agents typically requires oversight and approval by a human subjects review board or institutional review board (I.R.B.)...
Two parties enter into mediation over jointly held assets. What will be the likely outcome of their negotiations? Let’s assume they both have perfect and complete information...
“Can neuroscience enhance justice?” The question posed by Judith G. Edersheim, JD, MD, was the resounding theme of New England Law School Library’s recent LLNE conference. As...
Critical Race Theory is a movement and series of writings that address issues of racial discrimination, institutional racism, unequal treatment in employment and housing, and...
Last Thursday, the day before the violence in Newtown, Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker explained why we should take solace in the larger trend of declining violence....
In honor of the Theoretical Law and Economics Conference, to be held at the Yale Law School December 7-8, 2012 and sponsored by the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund, here are some of...

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