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Justice Center Research

Justice Center Research

Research Spotlight



Justice Center faculty and staff are experts in a number of areas related to criminal justice and legal studies, including:

  • Constitutional analysis
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Crime mapping
  • Data analysis
  • Legal analysis, research, and writing
  • Legal education
  • Policy review
  • Process and outcome evaluation
  • Recidivism analysis
  • Survey data collection and analysis
  • Survival analyis
  • Trial preparation

Research Areas

Justice Center faculty and staff engage in research in areas related to criminal justice and public health including:

  • Access to justice
  • Administrative courts
  • Civil liberties
  • Collateral consequences of conviction
  • Comparative law and legal systems
  • Corrections
  • Crime and public health
  • Crime prevention
  • Criminal case processing
  • Empirical legal studies
  • Homelessness
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Juvenile justice
  • Law and the courts
  • Lay judges and adjudication
  • Marijuana law and policy
  • Offender reentry
  • Policing
  • Public administration law
  • Recidivism
  • Regulation of the legal profession
  • Sexual assault
  • Specialized and alternative courts
  • Substance abuse
  • Victimization
  • Violence and violent crime