October 2015

Laura and John Arnold Foundation announces $1.9 million grant to develop Internet Archive search engine

Houston, TX—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced a $1.9 million grant to the Internet Archive, the world’s largest public digital library, to develop a search engine that will provide unprecedented access to its extensive collection of webpages, also known as the Wayback Machine. The search engine will allow researchers, historians, and others … Read More

Improving risk-based decision making

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) recently launched the Public Safety Assessment (PSA) in dozens of jurisdictions across the country, including three entire states. To build the PSA, researchers identified nine core factors that predict the likelihood that a pretrial defendant will commit a new crime, will commit a new a violent crime, or … Read More

Prosecutors have opportunities to reduce incarceration and disparities through risk assessment

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The FDA could earn over $60 million a day from enforcing the law

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Most research spending is wasted on bad studies. These billionaires want to change that.

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