Clinical Trials Project Progress Report 3


This report is the third in a series of quarterly progress reports describing the Vera Institute of Justice's review of issues related to the enrollment of foster children in clinical trials of HIV and AIDS treatments during the late 1980s and 1990s. It covers the quarter running from January 1, 2006, to March 31, 2006. The current report describes:

1. Implementation of the document review;

2. Policies to prevent disclosure of confidential information; 

3. Vera Advisory Board activity;

4. Institutional Review Board (IRB) developments;

5. Outreach activities; and

6. Next steps.

This report also contains an appendix describing our confidentiality protocol.


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

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