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What Are Predictors of School Violence? What Are Its Consequences?

Published by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), this report discusses the causes and consequences of school violence and how to improve strategies for protecting against school violence and its detrimental effects. The report offers one of the most comprehensive reviews of school violence research to date, helping identify several important implications for strategies to reduce school violence and suggestions for future research. It will also shed light on which factors are strongly or weakly associated with school violence which…

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Legal Update May/June 2022

Larry E. Holtz, Esq. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Officers in “Excessive Force” Cases In two recent “excessive force” cases, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of the police. In the first case, City of Tahlequah v. Bond (10-18-21), the Court found that it was unnecessary to decide whether the officers violated the Fourth Amendment in the first place, or whether recklessly creating a situation which requires deadly force can itself violate the Fourth Amendment. In this…