Do Minimum Wage Levels Influence Youth Offending?

In this analysis, the Council reviews a study showing that increasing the minimum wage increases arrests for larceny, vandalism, and disorderly conduct among 16- to 24-year-olds. The study found that the arrest increase was consistent across genders, but that the effect was larger for males.

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UpClose with Barron Jones

This month’s member spotlight features Barron Jones. Barron joined the ACLU of New Mexico in January 2018 after spending several years working as a journalist for the Rio Grande Sun in Española where he covered stories related to government accountability and education.

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Did Violent Crime Go Up or Down
Last Year? Yes, It Did.

While the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting data showed a drop in the nation’s violent crime rate in 2022, data from the National Crime Victimization Survey showed that violent crime victimization increased. What does this discrepancy mean and why might it exist?

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UpClose with Tina Nadeau

This month’s member spotlight features Tina Nadeau. Tina Nadeau was appointed Associate Justice to the New Hampshire Superior Court in 1996, and in 2011, was appointed Chief Justice of the Superior Court. Justice Nadeau received a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1985, and she received her law degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law in 1989. 

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