Symposium Paper Competition

Young Scholar Paper Competition

Congratulations to our winners!

First Place:

Danielle Rousseau and Gerald Pezzullo:
 Race, gender and context in the criminal labeling of D.U.I. offenders: The influence of extralegal variables and police bias on discretionary plea decisions

Second Place:

 Michael Light:

Have racial and ethnic disparities in punishment decisions changed over time? An analysis of U.S. federal courts, 1992-2004  

Honorable Mention:

Rhys Hester:

Contextual effects on sentencing outcomes in a non-guidelines state

Sharon Lansing:

Sanction levels, change and homeostasis: The search for a better understanding of system response to change  

Many thanks to all who submitted their work to the Young Scholar Paper Competition.
View the Young Scholar Paper Competition announcement.

If you missed the deadline for the Paper Competition, but would still like to apply for support to attend the Symposium, please visit the Scholarship Opportunities page.

This event is made possible in large part by a grant from the National Science Foundation (SES-0939099).