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Committee on Law and Justice Statistics

Charge:

    To provide an interface for the Association with the legal, judicial, and criminal justice communities. As such, it will:

  • Help to disseminate information about legal and justice statistics activities throughout the statistics community
  • Promote the development of quality statistical activities in civil and criminal justice settings
  • Enhance the communication and presentation of statistical evidence in legal settings
  • Consider and report on relevant issues to guarantee the integrity of statistical programs maintained by the U.S. Department of Justice and other appropriate agencies and organizations
  • Composition: The committee has nine appointed members, three of whom are appointed/reappointed each year by the President Elect for three year terms, two liaisons appointed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and one liaison appointed by the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS). One of the members is appointed (when necessary) by the President Elect to serve as the Chair.

Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Kenneth C. Land


Membership

The Committee on Law and Justice Statistics has 9 member(s), and 5 liaison(s).

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Name

Position/Term

Land, Kenneth C.
Duke University
Dept of Sociology
Box 90088
Durham, NC   27708-0088
United States
Phone: (919) 660-5615
kland@soc.duke.edu
Chair (2015 - 2017)
Maxwell, Christopher D.
Michigan State University
College of Social Science,
School of Criminal Justice
East Lansing, MI   48824
United States
Phone: (517) 432-3436
cmaxwell@msu.edu
Vice-Chair (2015 - 2015)
Bushway, Shawn D.
sbushway@albany.edu
Member (2014 - 2016)
Johnson, Brian
University of Maryland
Criminology and Criminal Justice Dept
2220K LeFrak Hall
College Park, MD   20742
United States
Phone: (301) 405-4699
Fax: (301) 405-4733
bjohnso2@umd.edu
Member (2014 - 2016)
Land, Kenneth C.
Duke University
Dept of Sociology
Box 90088
Durham, NC   27708-0088
United States
Phone: (919) 660-5615
kland@soc.duke.edu
Member (2011 - 2017)
Maxwell, Christopher D.
Michigan State University
College of Social Science,
School of Criminal Justice
East Lansing, MI   48824
United States
Phone: (517) 432-3436
cmaxwell@msu.edu
Member (2013 - 2015)
Mears, Daniel P.
Florida State University, College of Criminology & Criminal Justice
Mark C. Stafford Professor of Criminolog
634 W. Call Street
Tallahassee, FL   32306-1127
United States
Phone: (850) 644-7376
Fax: (850) 644-9614
dmears@fsu.edu
Member (2014 - 2016)
Nagin, Daniel S.
dn03@andrew.cmu.edu
Member (2012 - 2017)
Raghunathan, Trivellore E.
University of Michigan
426 Thompson Street
Institute for Social Research
Ann Arbor, MI   48106
United States
Phone: (734) 764-8365
Fax: (734) 763-9831
teraghu@umich.edu
Member (2013 - 2015)
Wells, Martin T.
Cornell Univ-Ithaca
1190 Comstock Hall
Ithaca, NY   14850
United States
Phone: (607) 255-8801
Fax: (607) 255-9801
mtw1@cornell.edu
Member (2013 - 2015)
Xie, Min
University of Maryland, College Park
Dept of Criminology and Criminal Justice
2220 LeFrak Hall
College Park, MD   20901
United States
Phone: 301-405-4699
mxie@umd.edu
Member (2015 - 2017)
Rantala, Ramona R.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
810 Seventh St NW
Washington, DC   20531-0001
United States
Phone: (202) 307-6170
Ramona.Rantala@usdoj.gov
Bureau of Justice Statistics Liaison
2003 - 2015
Smith, Katherine R.
Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics
2121 Eisenhower Avenue
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA   22314
United States
Phone: (703) 836-0404
kitty.smith@copafs.org
COPAFS Liaison
2012 - 2015
Lenth, Russell V.
University of Iowa
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science
241 Schaeffer Hall
Iowa City, IA   52242
United States
Phone: (319) 335-0712
russell-lenth@uiowa.edu
Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
2011 - 2015
Professional Issues & Visibility Council Vice Chair
Santos, Robert L.
The Urban Institute
2100 M Street, NW
Washington, DC   20037
United States
Phone: (202) 261-5904
rsantos@urban.org
Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
2015 - 2015
Professional Issues & Visibility Council Vice Chair (ASA Vice President)
Pierson, Steve
American Statistical Association
732 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
United States
Phone: (703) 302-1841
pierson@amstat.org
Staff Liaison
2014 - 2015
 
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