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Group to Explore Justice and the Adolescent Brain

The Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain & Behavior has convened a juvenile justice working group to explore the intersection of juvenile justice and the adolescent brain. Read More
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Texas Juvenile Justice Reform Laws Successful

New data from the Texas Office of Court Administration reveals that two state laws passed in 2013 have fueled an 83 percent decline in the number of schoolchildren prosecuted in adult court for minor infractions. Read More
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Report Finds Striking Differences In Partisans' Media Habits

When it comes to getting news about politics and government, those with consistent liberal or conservative views have information streams that are distinct from individuals with mixed political views — and very distinct from each other, according ... Read More
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Assessing City Fiscal Conditions

The National League of Cities’ 28th annual survey of city finance officers reveals improvement in both the overall economy and in city fiscal conditions. Read More
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Campaign Spending in the States

Since 2010, outside spending in state elections has increased dramatically, according a report by the Brennan Center for Justice, a MacArthur grantee. Read More

"How to Live Like a Genius in D.C."

Washington City Paper
Pamela O. Long, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
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"What a Genius Does with $500,000; Named a MacArthur Fellow"

New Hampshire Sunday News
Yitang Zhang, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
David Carroll , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
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Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Public Policies

A new online resource provides policymakers with an easy way to find information on the effectiveness of various programs as rated by eight national research clearinghouses. Read More