Urban Institute

Study: Gunshots Fired Near More Than Half of D.C. SchoolsA new study shows that large numbers of District of Columbia school students likely heard gunfire near their school buildings during the 2011-2012 school year.
Study Sheds Light on DC's Underground Sex IndustryIn 2007, D.C.'s sex industry was about as profitable as its drug industry, according to an Urban Institute study released March 12.
Study: Myspace Among Most Popular Sites To Solicit SexMySpace joins Backpage.com, Craigslist and AdultSearch.com as sites for solicitation.
Virginia DNA Tests Show Scale Of Bad ConvictionsWrongful convictions for homicide and sexual assault are more prevalent in Virginia than once thought, according to a study that examined the results of new tests on archived DNA samples.