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Notable Recent Publications, September 2023

Notable Recent Publications features the latest empirical research and data related to indigent defense. Should you have suggestions, ideas for work that should be included, or trouble accessing any of the articles featured, please write to . Webinar Blount-Hill, Kwan Lamar. Inclusive Criminology . Joint presentation by the Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center and IDRA. Articles Alex Cholas-Wood, Madison Coots, Joe Nudell, Julia Nyarko, Emma Brunskill, Todd Rogers & Sharad Goel, Automated Reminders Reduce Incarceration for Missed Court Dates: Evidence from a Text Message Experiment . Millions of Americans must attend mandatory court dates every year. To boost appearance rates, jurisdictions nationwide are increasingly turning to automated reminders, but previous research offers mixed evidence on their effectiveness. In partnership with the Santa Clara County Public Defender Office, we randomly assigned 5,206 public defender clients to either receive au