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Investigation Tracks Down Wall Street Players Who Sparked Financial Crisis

A three-part investigative series on the 2008 financial meltdown revisits the subprime lenders, Wall Street banks, and government regulators most responsible for the crash. Read More
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Number of Immigration Measures Passed by U.S. Increases in 2013

The number of immigration-related laws passed by U.S. states rebounded sharply in the first half of 2013, spurred in part by a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Arizona's clampdown on immigration. Read More
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Assessing International Labor Recruitment

In April 2013 MacArthur and the Open Society Foundation convened experts, advocates, policy specialists, and representatives from international and national organizations to discuss international labor recruitment. Read More
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The Cost of Being 'Crime Free'

A growing trend in Illinois and across the country of establishing crime free rental housing and nuisance property ordinances has costly consequences for tenant families, landlords, and entire communities. Read More
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Can Neuroscience Aid our Criminal Justice System?

Owen Jones, chair of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience and an expert on behavioral biology and its effect on the criminal justice system, discusses potential role of neuroscience in aiding the criminal ... Read More