The Nebraska Minority Justice Committee (MJC) is a unique statewide collaboration that works to develop and implement just and sustainable policy reforms that will not only improve the system of justice but will also strengthen public trust and confidence in our laws and court system. The Committee is a joint effort of the Nebraska State […]
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Investigating the Role of Distrust in Unauthorized Online Activities Using an Integrated Sociotechnical Approach
Evidence suggests that “unauthorized online behavior” motivated by social, political, economic and cultural conflicts is increasing. Yet research on stemming cyber-attacks has tended to focus on mechanisms and processes of defense, ignoring what determines and prevents the conditions that foster cyber-attacks in the first place. Advancing knowledge about distrust in general and in this specific […]
Evidence showing the American public losing confidence in its government has been identified as one of the fundamental problems in society today. Social science has an opportunity to make important contributions to this problem by deepening understanding of public trust and confidence in government. The primary goal of our research was to test a model […]
The aims of this project were to discover what the American public thinks about the performance of state and local courts and identify different levels of confidence in and satisfaction with the courts.
PytlikZillig, L. M., Tomkins, A. J., Herian, M. N., & Hoppe, R. (2013) PytlikZillig, Trust in government Findings from public budgeting consultations. Manuscript under review.
Trust and Intention to Comply with a Water Allocation Decision: The Moderating Roles of Knowledge and Consistency
Hamm, J. A., PytlikZillig, L. M., Herian, M. N., Tomkins, A. J., Dietrich, H., & Michaels, S. (2013). Trust and intention to comply with a water allocation decision: The moderating roles of knowledge and consistency. Ecology and Society, 18(4), art. 49. Available from http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol18/iss4/art49/
Tomkins, A. J., Bornstein, B. H., Herian, M. N., Rosenbaum, D. I., & Neeley, E. M.. (2012). An experiment in the law: Studying a technique to reduce failure to appear in court. Court Review, 48, 96-106.
Bornstein, B. H., Tomkins, A. J., Neeley, E. M., Herian, M. N., & Hamm, J. A. (2012). Reducing court’s failure-to-appear rate by written reminders. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0026293
Herian, M. N., Shank, N., & Abdel-Monem, T. (2012). Trust in government and support for governmental regulation: The case of electronic medical records. Health Expectations. doi: 10.1111/j.1369-7625.2012.00803.x
PytlikZillig, L., Tomkins, A., Herian, M., Hamm, J., & Abdel-Monem, T. (2012). Public input methods impacting confidence in government.Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, 6, 92-111.