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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

"The Fatal Flaw in John R. Lott Jr.’s Study on Illegal Immigrant Crime in Arizona"

Doug Berman has this post at Sentencing Law & Policy. In part:

A few weeks ago, I posted here a link to an empirical study authored by John Lott titled "Undocumented Immigrants, U.S. Citizens, and Convicted Criminals in Arizona."  Today I saw this posting at Cato responding to Lott's study authored by Alex Nowrasteh under the title that is the title of this post.  The response claims that Lott misinterpreted the most important variable in his study[.]

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/2018/02/the-fatal-flaw-in-john-r-lott-jrs-study-on-illegal-immigrant-crime-in-arizona.html

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