Earlier this week, A2J Lab Research Director Chris Griffin joined L.A. NPR affiliate KPCC for their Air Talk program. Listen to the audio online to learn more about pretrial risk assessment scores and the Lab’s work evaluating the Public Safety Assessment. The thirteen-minute segment is a great window into the wider conversation about the use Read more about Chris Griffin featured on KPCC’s Air Talk[…]
Happy (nearly) New Year from all of us here at the Lab! We’re excited for all we accomplished in 2017. This past year, we’ve seen the Lab grow in size and impact. We now have over 6,360 participants enrolled in the Lab’s evaluations. We’re collaborating with 38 partners, including court systems, legal aid organizations, and Read more about Happy New Year![…]
We’ve been working on some new data representations for our Problem of Default Part II study, which is now in the field in Boston. This Part II study doesn’t have its own non-intervention control group (meaning, all of the groups we’re evaluating are receiving some sort of intervention). This is because Part I already demonstrated Read more about More information on our Default Part II study in four graphs[…]
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been talking about a few news stories here at the Lab. We thought they might be of interest to you as well. If you’re looking for some reading, consider the following: A fellow Lab is in the press! We were really excited to learn about the work of the Read more about In The News[…]
As you may remember from a previous post, the A2J Lab is developing an RCT in Providence, Rhode Island to study the effectiveness of triage in summary eviction cases. Part of our interest in studying eviction is that it’s a topic very much on policymakers’ minds. Because housing instability continues to receive a lot of Read more about RCTs in law: the Shriver studies[…]
This past week, we’ve been avidly watching reactions to a new study, published in The Lancet, about the efficacy of using stents to help patients with chest pain. The New York Times ran an article on the study; so did The Atlantic. If you haven’t been following this (potential) bombshell of an RCT, the study Read more about Why RCTs? Recent study on stents is one example[…]
We’ve reached the final installment in our Top 10 A2J Research Priorities series. While this is the last of the videos, it’s just the beginning of our work on these topics. This week’s segment features Faculty Director Jim Greiner on Ex Ante Law for Human Beings.