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Criminology

  1. Are the New York Slashings Copycat Crimes? Maybe.The string of slashings plaguing New York might not be as random as it seems.
  2. making a murderer
    The Science Behind Brendan Dassey’s ConfessionIt is surprisingly, terrifyingly easy to get people to admit to stuff they didn’t really do.
  3. criminology
    The Government’s Early Release of Prisoners Is a Big Social-Science Experiment“There are people who will use anything that happens as evidence that in fact we should be locking people up and throwing away the key, despite all the evidence that that doesn’t produce the results that we want.”
  4. perception
    What the Justice System Gets Wrong About Eyewitness Testimony“At the police station, she had looked upon the true perpetrator and picked out an innocent man.”