Massachusetts Trial Court Offers Evidence-Based Best Sentencing Practices

Data-driven best practices recommendations for judges and practitioners

The Economics of Crime

The George Mason University School of Law Judicial Education Program presented an excellent program on the economics of crime, formally titled "Judicial Symposium on Using the Law and Economics to Reform the System of Criminal Justice: Theory, Empirical Evidence and Some Applications. There was lots of thought provoking material presented including that incarceration and other… Continue reading The Economics of Crime

Moderate Effects of Incarceration on the Crime Rate

Is incarceration an effective crime reduction strategy?