The relevant economic and legal research relating to police use of stop-and-frisk has largely been distinct. There is much to be gained by taking an interdisciplinary approach. This Essay emphasizes some of the challenges faced by those seeking to evaluate the efficacy and legality of stop-and-frisk, and suggests some ways forward and areas of exploration for future research.
Law and economics, constitutional law, enforcement, search and seizure, Fourth Amendment, equal protection, racial discrimination, Terry v. Ohio, Floyd v. City of New York, Bailey v. Philadelphia, statistical models and analysis, hit-rates, difference-in-difference, public safety
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Abrams, David S., "The Law and Economics of Stop-and-Frisk" (2014). Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law. 1592.
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