Judiciary Issues

This page offers an easy way for policymakers to access judiciary research and analysis that is relevant to current Congressional agendas. For additional information, to request documents, or to arrange a briefing, contact the RAND Office of Congressional Relations at ocr@rand.org or (703) 413-1100 x5395.

Recent Findings

  • Commentary

    Why the IPS Success Story Needs to Be Unpicked

    Aug 15, 2017

    The Individual Placement and Support model, which helps people with severe mental illness gain employment, has been a major statistical success. Why does it work and how it might be applied to other vulnerable populations?

  • Research Brief

    More Than Half of Retirees Would Return to Work

    Aug 14, 2017

    Results from the American Working Conditions Survey show that, overall, older workers report having more meaningful work and more workplace flexibility than their younger peers; and more than half of retirees would return to work under the right conditions.

  • Report

    U.S. Workplace Is Physically and Emotionally Taxing

    Aug 14, 2017

    Americans face unpleasant and potentially hazardous working conditions, physical exertion, unstable schedules, and have to work during their free time. Despite these challenges, they have some autonomy, most feel confident about their skill set, and many receive social support on the job.

  • Research Brief

    How Do Americans Perceive the Workplace?

    Aug 14, 2017

    For many Americans, the workplace is hectic, hazardous, and physically demanding. But many retirees would still consider rejoining the workforce if the right opportunity came along.

  • Commentary

    State Competition, Not Sectarianism, Key Driver of Middle East Politics

    Aug 3, 2017

    Sectarianism is real and dangerous in the Middle East, but the region is more complicated. The next leaders in Iran and Saudi Arabia, under pressure from youthful populations and worsening economic challenges, may no longer see value in a costly sectarian agenda.

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For more information on these and other Congressional briefings, contact the Office of Congressional Relations.

Insights About Marijuana Legalization in the United States

Presented by Beau Kilmer
January 21, 2015
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
2168 Rayburn House Office Building

9 to 5: Do You Know If Your Boss Knows Where You Are?

Presented by Edward Balkovich and Tora Bikson

House Briefing
January 25, 2005
2:30-4:00 P.M.
2226 Rayburn House Office Building

Senate Briefing
January 25, 2005
4:30-6:00 P.M.
226 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Capping Non-Economic Awards in Medical Malpractice Trials: California Jury Verdicts Under MICRA

Presented by Nick Pace
July 12, 2004
Noon - 1:30 P.M.
121 Cannon House Office Building

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