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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Public Housing and Crime Trends

Here's an article from a downstate Illinois paper arguing that recent increases in crime in that part of the state are a result of Chicago tearing down its large public housing buildings in the late 90s, and causing residents of such buildings to move downstate and bring their "criminal tendencies" with them.  [Mark Godsey]

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