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Prosecution Data: Capitol Siege of January 6, 2021

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Updated: February 22, 2021 On January 6, 2021, the United States Capitol building was breached by demonstrators as part of an attempt by supporters of President Trump to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Over one hundred law enforcement officers and an unknown number of demonstrators were injured, and four demonstrators and one police officer were killed. […]

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Preparing a report for the US Army War College

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In December 2019, tPP was contacted by an individual with the United States Army War College seeking assistance with data. This individual asked if we could provide a number of measures of criminal defendants in order to compare defendants with and without military histories. After a few emails and a phone call to ensure we […]

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tPP’s first journal publication!

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We at tPP could not be more pleased to announce that in April 2019, two members of our Steering Team published the first peer-reviewed journal article based around the Prosecution Project data set! The stellar team of Athena Chapekis and Sarah M. Moore published, “The prosecution of ‘others’: presidential rhetoric and the interrelation of framing, […]

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Locating Extremists Where They Strike: Ideological and Geographic Influences on Terrorist Target Selection

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The posts below are brief summaries of 14-week research projects designed and carried out by our student team. tPP plans to release the full studies as peer-reviewed publications in the future. Locating Extremists Where They Strike: Ideological and Geographic Influences on Terrorist Target Selection Isabel Bielamowicz and Kayla Groneck             […]

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Friend of Foe?: An Analysis of Factors Influencing Sentence Length in the Prosecution of Terrorism

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The posts below are brief summaries of 14-week research projects designed and carried out by our student team. tPP plans to release the full studies as peer-reviewed publications in the future. Friend of Foe?: An Analysis of Factors Influencing Sentence Length in the Prosecution of Terrorism Megan Burtis & Liz Butler Our research project utilized […]