Secure Communities is the largest cooperative immigration enforcement program in the nation’s history. My co-author Professor Adam B. Cox and I have undertaken a large-scale empirical study of the program: of its goals, its consequences for crime, and its effects on local policing. The first two articles from our study are available below.
In June 2011, Prof. Omri Ben-Shahar participated in a conference in Beijing where UChicago scholars and their Chinese counterparts examined the impact of China’s evolving property rights issues from the perspectives of economics, politics, sociology and law.
Community Prosecutions Credited With Drops In Crime
National Public Radio
July 31, 2014
Placing prosecutors in a neighborhood instead of a courtroom is a different kind of "law and order." University of Chicago law professor Thomas Miles says his research shows community prosecution has had an immediate and measurable impact on violent crime.
What kind of writers are the justices of the Supreme Court? Scalia is reputed for writing trenchantly, Roberts and Kagan with wit, and Kennedy in garrulous and sentimental style. But what do you find if you rigorously analyze the complexity of their vocabularies?
Yes, United Continental Holdings Inc. has gone ahead with those dreaded changes to its MileagePlus frequent-flier program. Starting March 1, 2015, the company confirmed this week, travelers will earn rewards based on dollars spent rather than miles flown. Delta Air Lines Inc. already made the switch earlier this year, and American Airlines Group Inc.