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John R. Lott, Jr. Resident Scholar American Enterprise Institute [Critical Commentary by Tim Lambert This is a copy of the original document by Lott, downloaded from Lott's web site here on March 21, 2003. My comments appear in italics like this.] Guns make it easier for bad things to happen, but they also make it…

compiled by Otis Dudley Duncan and Tim Lambert revised 26 Feb 2003 by Tim Lambert This pages documents direct and indirect references Lott has made to a survey he claims to have carried out in 1997. Further analysis is here, and the latest update is here. The information of over 2 million defensive uses and…

Lott and Research Integrity

Otis Dudley Duncan and Tim Lambert The discussions on so many blogs on the Lott case have been invaluable not only in turning up new evidence but also in illustrating the wide variety of reactions to the evidence. One thing that strikes a professional researcher is that many who have commented do not look at…

Lott on his tax returns

From: John Lott Sent: 1/26/03 1:44 PM Subject: Response to Lindgren’s “Lott’s Tax Arguments” Response to Lindgren’s “Lott’s Tax Arguments”

Tim Lambert’s questions: Why did Lott repeatedly make false claims that the 98% figure came from other studies and from Kleck? Even Lott cannot possibly be sure that the correct result of his survey was 98% since there is no way to check his calculations. Why did he repeat the figure over and over again?…

Statement by David Gross

[This is an email sent to John Lott that Lott posted to the firearmsregprof mailing list on January 20, 2003.] I believe that in my emails to you and in my conversation with James Lindgren, I have stimulated just about all of my memories and impressions that I’m going to have concerning the survey that…

From: John Lott Sent: Monday, January 20, 2003 1:58 PM To: Eugene Volokh [Critical Commentary by Tim Lambert. This is a copy of a January 20 email by Lott to the firearmsregprof list. My comments appear in italics like this.]

Lott’s Table 3a from “Confirming More Guns, Less Crime”

Lott’s reply to Duncan’s article raises some disturbing questions about Lott’s honesty. See also James Lindgren’s report on his attempt to find some evidence that Lott actually conducted a DGU survey.

compiled by Otis Dudley Duncan and Tim Lambert revised 23 Oct 2005 by Tim Lambert Note: With the exception of academic publications, some tapes and some found by LexisNexis search, these were found on the Internet. The web is, of course, not perfectly reliable, and items appearing there can later disappear. This approximately chronological listing…