We present research that examines why some individuals vehemently support or condemn the Confederate flag and its role in American race relations.
Research in the American Journal of Political Science suggests a higher turnout among minorities in voting districts where minorities make up most of the voting-age population.
2015 article in which law professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza analyzes the efforts of Latin American courts to challenge amnesty laws and prosecute human rights violations.
Updated review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
2016 review of the research literature on U.S. lotteries and the types of people most likely to play.
2015 research roundup analyzing data related to deaths of suspects in police custody and looking at the academic literature that speaks to problematic or risky restraint tactics.
2015 study published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology that examines how body cameras influence the behavior of police officers during encounters with the public.
2016 collection of academic research, statistical data and other resources to help journalists who are covering the Orlando nightclub shooting from various angles.
2016 study in Criminology that seeks to understand how judges' decision-making processes may cause or support racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
2016 study published in PNAS that examines how false beliefs about the biological differences between black and white people might influence pain assessment and treatment of black patients.
2016 roundup of research that explores the growth in the number of white, Hispanic and Asian students attending the nation's more than 100 HBCUs, or historically black colleges and universities.
2016 study published in Social Problems that examines how racial disparities in school suspension rates affect racial differences in student achievement in math and reading.
2015 study published in the Journal of Social Issues that looks at how mass media influences the way Native Americans see themselves and how others see and understand them.
2015 study published in the Review of Educational Research that examines 112 studies on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in higher education, with a focus on the "model minority" myth.
2016 study published in Social Problems that investigates whether white people with higher cognitive abilities are more likely to support racial tolerance and racial equality.