Report on Investigating and Prosecuting Police Shootings
A new report from the Stanford Criminal Justice Center – At Arm’s Length: Improving the Criminal Investigation of Police Shootings - recommends ways to improve the criminal investigation and prosecution of police shootings.Read the Report
Report on Electronic Control Weapons (ECWs)
At the commission of the Berkeley City Council, Stanford Law School 3Ls Jena Neuscheler and Akiva Freidlin, authored a major report on the use of electronic control weapons (aka tasers) by police departments.Read the Report
SLS Students Present Research on Emerging Issues in Police Use of Technology
Twenty-four national experts ranging from academics to law enforcement recently participated in a roundtable on emerging issues in police use of technology.Read the Report
Predicting Parole Grants: An Analysis of Suitability Hearings for California’s Lifer Inmates
What factors determine parole release for individuals serving life sentences with the possibility parole? The Stanford Criminal Justice Center reviewed over 700 Board of Parole Hearing transcripts to find out.Read the Federal Sentencing Reporter Article
About the Stanford Criminal Justice Center (SCJC)
Founded in 2005, the Stanford Criminal Justice Center (SCJC) serves as a research and policy institute on issues related to the criminal justice system. Our efforts are geared both towards generating policy research for the public sector, as well as providing pedagogical opportunities to Stanford Law School students with academic or careers in interests in criminal law and crime policy.
The Stanford Criminal Justice Center is led by Faculty Co-Directors Professors Joan Petersilia, David Sklansky, and Robert Weisberg, and Executive Director Debbie Mukamal.
For further information, please contact:
559 Nathan Abbott Way, Room 383
Stanford, CA 94305
We work closely with other entities at the law school involved with criminal justice. For more information, please view the Criminal Law page here:Criminal Law @ SLS