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Entries from July 2006

Put Reznick on the Hot Seat

July 28th, 2006 · Comments Off

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Gang Murders

July 24th, 2006 · Comments Off

One way to explain the decrease in clearance rates would be to find an increase in murders that are harder to solve. (I know, duh, but still.) I tried to see if there’s been an increase in gang murders, but I couldn’t find any hard data. However, there was an article by Bob Barr last […]

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Do More With Less

July 18th, 2006 · Comments Off

There was a great op-ed in Monday’s Boston Herald titled,“Wall needed between politics and policing: President’s commitment to constabulary is cop-out,” by James Alan Fox. Fox is a Professor of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University. Highlights … “Somewhat disingenuously, [Bush] during his re-election campaign stood proudly, shoulder to shoulder, with heroes of the NYPD in […]

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Finding Evidence

July 7th, 2006 · 3 Comments

The Times recently had an article about someone who was found innocent of a rape and let free after 21 years in jail. The article talked about the difficulty of finding the evidence in his case. This was something I researched heavily. The following is an edited version of what appears in my book. It’s […]

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