Detective fiction reveals how a particular society or time period looks at crime and criminal justice.
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A new study found that people who scored high in certain psychopathic traits are more likely to limit head movements.
Before it fueled Woodstock and the Summer of Love, LSD was brought to America to make spying easier.
An unconventional solution to the problem of violence.
Our program lowers reincarceration rates by 44 percent.
As air pollution increases, so does violent crime.
A new study suggests that private prisons hold prisoners for a longer period of time, wasting the cost savings that private prisons are supposed to provide over public ones.
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A recent study used fMRI to compare the brains of psychopathic criminals with a group of 100 well-functioning individuals, finding striking similarities.
A new look at existing data by LSU researchers refutes the Trump administration's claims.
A new study finds that some people just want privacy.
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The Labour Economics study suggests two potential reasons for the increase: corruption and increased capacity.
Novichok means "newcomer" in Russian.
A new study examines the under-researched area of water theft around the world.
The banality-of-evil thesis was a flashpoint for controversy.
Three scientists examine three dimensions of psychopathy: neurological, social, and criminal.
It turns out big ideas don't always fit in sign-sized slogans.
We'd like to think that judging people's worth based on the shape of their head is a practice that's behind us.
Over 800 prisoners in Texas relate their experiences.
In classical liberalism, justice leaves society better off by providing a chance for a better life.
More rules is not what's going to stop sexual harassment at work, says Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Change the culture.
Being ahead of the curve can be a dangerous place. These 7 thinkers were driven from their homelands over it.
Can AI make better predictions about future crimes?
No harm done this time, but it's an ominous occurrence.
The social media company's recent transparency report claimed that it had taken down a staggering number of fake accounts — but it's unlikely they're catching them all.
Dr. Joel Smithers was recently sentenced to decades in prison for the numerous illegal prescriptions he gave out.