Research

Recent Publications

Donner, C.M., Maskaly, J., Popovich, N., & Thompson, K. (forthcoming). Exploring the relationship between effective parenting, self-control, and adherence to the police code of silence. Deviant Behavior.

Maskaly, J., Ivkovic, S.K., Haberfeld, M., Donner, C.M., Chen, T., & Meyers, M. (forthcoming). Assessing the validity of Police Integrity Scale in a comparative context. Policing & Society.

Donner, C.M. (forthcoming). “The best predictor of future behavior is…”: Examining the impact of past police misconduct on the likelihood of future misconduct. Journal of Crime & Justice.

Donner, C.M., & Popovich, N. (forthcoming). Hitting (or missing) the mark: An examination of police shooting accuracy. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management.

Kabiri, S., Shadmanfaat, S., & Donner, C.M. (2019). Using control balance theory to examine sports doping among professional athletes in Iran. Journal of Drug Issues, 49(3), 493-511.

Donner, C.M. (2019). The best predictor of future behavior is...: Examining the impact of past police misconduct on the likelihood of future misconduct. Journal of Crime & Justice, 42(3), 300-315.

Donner, C.M., Maskaly, J., & Thompson, K.N. (2018). Self-control and the police code of silence: Examining the unwillingness to report fellow officers' misbehavior among a multi-agency sample of police recruits. Journal of Criminal Justice, 56, 11-19.

Goldschmidt, J. (forthcoming). Who Sues the Supreme Court, and Why? Pro Se Litigation in the Court of Last Resort. Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality.

Goldschmidt, J. (2019). Required, Permissible, and Impermissible Forms of Federal Judicial Assistance to Self-Represented Litigants: Toward Establishment of a Judicial Duty of Reasonable Assistance 25 Cardozo. Journal of Equal Rights and Social Justice, 217-50 (lead article).

Goldschmidt, J. (2018). Ghosting. The Courts' View on Ghostwriting Ethics are Widely Divergent: It's Time to Find Uniformity and Enhance Access to Justice, 102 Judicature.

Goldschmidt, J. (2018). How the Effort to Secure a "Civil Gideon" Morphed into a Call for Mandatory Representation for Self-Represented Litigants: A Discussion of Rabeea Assy's Injustice in Person, Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies.

Goldschmidt, J. (2018). See No Evil: State High Courts' Refusal to Accept Amicus Briefs at the Review Stage of Discretionary Appeals, and Its Adverse Impact on Pro Se Appellants, I9 WMU-Cooley, Journal of Practical & Clinical Law, 184-208.

Lombardo, R.M., & Donner, C.M. (2018). Can community policing increase informal social control? Testing the impact of the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy. Police Practice & Research, 19(5), 427-442.

Olson, D.E. (2018). Patterns, Processes and Policy Regarding Probation Revocation, chapter in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Oxford University Press.

Rezey, M. L. (forthcoming). Separated women's risk for intimate partner violence: A multiyear analysis using the National Crime Victimization Survey. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Lauritsen, Janet L., & Rezey, M.L. (2018). Victimization trends and correlates: Macro-and microinfluences and new directions for research. Annual Review of Criminology, 1: 103-121.

Stalans, L.J., & Finn, M.A. (2019). Self-Narratives of Persistent Pimps and Those Anticipating Desistance: Emotions, Conventional Work, and Moral Profitability Calculus. Victims and Offenders. https://doi.org/10.1080/15564886.2019.162814

Stalans, L.J., & Finn, M.A. (2018). Pimps' perspectives on good and bad sex workers. In S. Brown & O. Sefiha (Eds.) Handbook of deviance. New York: Routledge.

Stalans, L.J., & Donner, C.M. (2018). Explaining why cybercrime occurs: Criminological and psychological theories. (pp. 25-45) In Hamid Janakhani (Ed). Cyber Criminology. Part of the Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications book series (ASTSA) Switzerland: Spring International Publishing.

Olson, D.E. & Stemen, D. (2019). An Examination of Factors Influencing Sentencing of Convicted Felons in Illinois. Chicago, IL: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.

Orwat, J., Stemen, D., George, C., Cossyleon, J., & Key, W. (2019). The impact of the Cook County State's Attorney's Office deferred prosecution program. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 58(2): 133-153.

Stemen, D., & Escobar, G. (2018). Whither the prosecutor? Prosecutor and county effects on guilty plea outcomes in Wisconsin. Justice Quarterly 35(7), 1166-1194.

Webster, E. (forthcoming). "The Prosecutor as a Final Safeguard Against False Convictions." Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.

Webster, E. (2019). "A Post-Conviction Mentality: Prosecutorial Assistance in Exoneration Cases." Justice Quarterly 36, 2. 

Webster, E. & Miller, J. (2019). "Gendering and Racing Wrongful Conviction: Intersectionality, "Normal Crimes," and Women's Experiences of Miscarriage of Justice." The Albany Law Review 78, 973.

Funded Research Projects

Donner, C.M., Olson, D.E., Stemen, D., & Van Zytveld, D. (2018-2019) Co-Principal Investigators. Research to Support the Design of Rockford Illinois' Focused Deterrence and Community Engagement Project: Phase I. Funded by the Bureau of Justice through the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority through the Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning ($50,050). 

Donner, C.M. & Olson, D.E. (2018-2019) Co-Principal Investigators. Research to Support the Design of Rockford Illinois' Focused Deterrence and Community Engagement Project: Phase II. Funded by the Bureau of Justice through the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority through the Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning ($47,000).

Olson, D.E., Knight, D., Knight, K., & Condo, T. (2019-2024) Co-Principal Investigators. Research Center (CRC) for the HEAL Initiative: Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN; National Institute of Drug Abuse, RFA-DA-19-025), Loyola University Chicago portion ($468,639).

Olson, D.E., Stemen, D., & Bougler, J. (2019-2021) Co-Principal Investigators. Improving Supervision to Reduce Crime and Recidivism: Cook County Adult Probation, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance ($293,347).

Olson, D.E., Stemen, D., & Jacob, L. (2019) Co-Principal Investigators. Illinois Probation Outcome Research Consortium, Illinois Probation and Court Services Association ($2,000 per year).

Olson, D.E., Kennedy, J., & McCarty, W. (2017-2018) Co-Principal Investigators. Parole Violations, Domestic-Battery Arrests and Their Impact on Society. Funded by the Alliance for Safety and Justice ($25,000).

Stemen, D., & Olson, D.E. (2019-2021) Co-Principal Investigators. Cook County Justice System Dashboard. MacArthur Foundation ($525,000).

Stemen, D., & Kutateladze, B. (2019-2021) Co-Principal Investigators. Advancing Prosecutorial Fairness and Effectiveness through Data and Innovation: Round II. MacArthur Foundation ($500,000).

Stemen, D., & Olson, D.E. (2019-2021) Co-Principal Investigators. Reducing Probation Revocation Challenge: Cook County. Laura and John Arnold Foundation ($198,092).

Stemen, D., Olson, D.E., & Geraghty, D., & Jacobs, L. (2019-2021) Co-Principal Investigators. The Characteristics of Those Arrested for Gun Crimes in Illinois and Cases Outcomes. Joyce Foundation ($216,000). 

Stemen, D., & Olson, D.E., (2019-2021) Co-Principal Investigators. Improving Supervision to Reduce Crime and Recidivism: Cook County Adult Probation. Bureau of Justice Assistance ($293,347).

Stemen, D., & Olson, D.E. (2019) Co-Principal Investigators. Cook County Data Analytics Enhancement Planning Grant. MacArthur Foundation ($50,000). 

Stemen, D. & Kutateladze, B. (2018-2019) Co-Principal Investigators. Advancing Prosecutorial Fairness and Effectiveness through Data and Innovation. MacArthur Foundation ($500,000).

Stemen, D. & Olson, D.E., & Austin, J. (2017-2019) Co-Principal Investigators. Design and Implementation of an On-Line Illinois Public Safety Assessment System (IPSAS). MacArthur Foundation ($200,000).

Stemen, D. Olson, D.E., & Geraghty, D. (2016-2018) Co-Principal Investigators. Research Support to the Implementation of the Illinois Governor's Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform Recommendations: A Loyola and Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Collaboration. MacArthur Foundation ($500,000). 

Commissions and Advising

David Olson has been appointed to a six-year term on the Advisory Board for the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. The 13-member Board advises the IDOC concerning policy matters and programs for incarcerated persons and those on parole.