Law & Society
Featured and Breaking News
Feeding the Five Thousand – or was it Three? Researchers Claim Most Crowd Estimations Are Unreliable
The public should view crowd estimation with scepticism, say the authors of a study in Significance.
You selected: Law & Society
From: Applied Psychology
Contrary to public perception, “glassing” incidents, particularly at licensed venues, constitute a relatively small proportion of all alcohol-related violence.
U.S political experts Rick Wilson and James L. Perry explain the state of the union’s budget problems
From: Institute of Development Studies Bulletin
From: Symbolic Interaction
Disasters affect millions of people and cost billions of dollars, but people affected and those trying to help them don’t always have good access to the best information on what they might do. Evidence Aid will change this. It has just been awarded the 2013 Unorthodox Prize, for an extraordinary and innovative approach to improving the lives of the world’s most disadvantaged people.
Political Psychologyreveals how the 'Obama generation' has the most liberal attitudes to race
The first and only legal reference work in the English language relating to mining laws and regulations in the booming Indonesian mining sector
From: Mind, Brain and Education
Of all the dark forms that murder can take, the slaying of a family by the father is one of the most tragic and the least understood. This first ever study of British ‘family annihilators’, published in the Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, has analysed three decades of cases and reveals four new types of annihilator.
The incidence of a particular type of blood cancer is significantly higher in regions near facilities that release the chemical benzene into the environment. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. This and other studies like it will be critical to identifying and enacting public health policies to decrease or prevent cancer.
From: Management and Organization Review
New research published by the Institute of Development Studies reveals the realities of how the BRICS and Africa are engaging in agricultural development cooperation
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the proportion of its journal titles indexed in the Thomson Reuters® 2012 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), with 1,192 (approximately 77%) titles now indexed, up from 1,156 in the 2011 JCR. Wiley titles now account for the largest share of journals in 50 categories.
Aside from marriage laws, it is important for same-sex couples to be knowledgeable on their states’ tax, finance, healthcare and adoption laws as those too can impact their future.
The authors of the definitive work on higher education law have distilled their new two-volume edition into a single-volume text for graduate courses on the topic.
From: Journal of Social Issues
From: Journal of Marriage and Family
From: Social Science Quarterly
Administering a trust or estate is similar to handling your personal finances, except that you’re working in a fiduciary capacity, not an individual one. There are some major differences.