by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on April 24, 2015
“Punishment has not been successful. The behavior that we often see is a cry for help.”
by Kira Lerner Posted on March 10, 2015
The 1,157 inmates in the Jefferson Correctional Institution make up 43 percent of the voting age population of one district in the county, but they cannot actually vote.
by Zack Ford Posted on March 6, 2015
Utah's new LGBT nondiscrimination legislation has problematic religious exemptions, but they fit right in with the state's other laws.
by Zack Ford Posted on January 26, 2015
Monica Jones will have another chance to find justice under Phoenix's vague but harsh sex work laws that often profile transgender women.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on December 18, 2014
The election rules in Ferguson all but ensure that white school board members will set policies for black students.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 10, 2014
"States are not free to maintain or permit impunity for these grave crimes.”
by Zack Ford Posted on October 24, 2014
Responding to a federal lawsuit filed by the chapel's owners, Coeur d’Alene officials determined that refusing to marry same-sex couples didn't violate city law.
by Amelia Rosch Posted on October 9, 2014
African Americans make up less than a quarter of Boston's population but almost two thirds of recorded police stops.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on October 1, 2014
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is back in the national spotlight, and not for a good reason.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on September 30, 2014
Federal officials may hope otherwise, but Dr. Jonathan Hiskey, whose report they cite, does not support detaining immigrants.