New lab publication on crime concentration

In December 2016 ILSSC faculty John Hipp and graduate student Young-an Kim had a journal article published in Journal of Quantitative Criminology entitled, “Measuring Crime Concentration across Cities of Varying Sizes: Complications Based on the Spatial and Temporal Scale Employed.” The article raises conceptual and methodological challenges to measuring the concentration of crime in cities.

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New publication by graduate student Christopher Contreras

On December 25, 2016, ILSSC graduate student Christopher Contreras had a journal article published inĀ Justice Quarterly entitled, “A Block-Level Analysis of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Crime in the City of Los Angeles.” The article featured research Christopher Contreras conducted for his 2nd-year project in the department of Criminology, Law and Society.

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