by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 17, 2014
On medical marijuana, Clinton said more research is still needed.
The Department has a documented history of excessive force against those with mental illness.
by Carimah Townes Posted on June 13, 2014
If you're LGBT, a person of color, or disabled, you are more likely to get a harsh punishment in school -- and wind up with a criminal record.
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by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 12, 2014 Updated: June 12, 2014
The findings of intimidation have halted Missouri's latest execution for now.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 12, 2014
Jail officials don't yet know what killed a 55-year-old mother of seven over the weekend, but she was only there because she couldn't pay her fines.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 6, 2014 Updated: June 6, 2014
The Long Island jail where parts of the second season was filmed is notorious for feces infestations, moldy food and showers, and medical neglect.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 4, 2014
An employee who planned to advocate for John Winfield's clemency called him "dedicated to helping those who are in pain."
by Nicole Flatow Posted on May 30, 2014
One officer said he was ordered to stop all black males between 15 and 30 years of age.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on May 29, 2014 Updated: May 29, 2014
In new illustrations of the U.S. mass incarceration epidemic, Louisiana and Alabama stand out for their outsized contributions.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on May 27, 2014 Updated: May 28, 2014
Threatening defendants with draconian mandatory minimum sentences is like forcing them to "choose between Satan and Lucifer," said U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff.