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Marcus E. Raichle on the Law & Neuroscience Project thumbnail

Marcus E. Raichle on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Marcus E. Raichle, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis & Co-Director of the Network on Decision Making and the Law, one of three research networks that are part of the MacArthur Foundation's law & neuroscience ...

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Judge Jed S. Rakoff on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Judge Jed S. Rakoff, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, on the law and neuroscience.

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Henry T. Greely on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Henry T. Greely, Stanford University Law School & Co-Director of the Network on Diminished Brains and the Law discusses the Law & Neuroscience Project.

Beyond the $10 Million Milestone in Supporting Chicago Neighborhoods

The Partnership for New Communities announced that it has surpassed the $10 million milestone in grants benefiting Chicago neighborhoods.
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Olga Sidorovich, Institute of Law & Public Policy

Olga Sidorovich, Institute of Law & Public Policy, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.

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Gideon Anders, National Housing Law Project

Gideon Anders, National Housing Law Project, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.

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Andrei Medshuevskiy, Institute of Law & Public Policy

Andrei Medshuevskiy, Institute of Law & Public Policy, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.

Research Network on Mental Health Policy Research

The Network on Mental Health Policy Research aims to develop a knowledge base linking mental health policies, financing, and organization to their effects on access to quality care.

Chicago Receives $153 Million to Fight Traffic Congestion

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Chicago $153 million to fund a new approach for transportation improvements that had been recommended by MacArthur grantees Metropolis 2020 and Metropolitan Planning Council.

Mortgage Turmoil Contributes to Rental Affordability Woes, According to Harvard Report

The current mortgage turmoil reaches deep into rental markets, according to new research on rental housing market dynamics released today by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.