Richard Fowles

A close-up of a judge's gavel

U research suggests public safety risks in bail reform

Discussions of reforming the bail system often turn to the question of public safety. Would people out on bail commit crimes? The answer appears to be yes.


CRIME RESEARCH

U researchers identify link between Chicago homicide spike and decline in stop-and-frisk policing.


HANDCUFFING THE COPS

New research from U professors asserts 1966 U.S. Supreme Court decision that led to the creation of Miranda rights may today impede law enforcement’s ability to solve crimes.