by Jessica Goldstein Posted on March 27, 2015
POTUS digs into the war on drugs with the man who brought us Omar.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on March 24, 2015 Updated: March 24, 2015
"I want to tell them, 'You're slime balls,' but I can't," said DC Council member David Grosso (I) about those pushing for the private prison health care contract.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on March 18, 2015
"I think the DOJ's report on Ferguson shined a light on the corrupting influence a profit motive can have on what happens in the criminal justice system," said attorney Deborah Golden, who represents current and former inmates at the DC jail.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 16, 2015
“[President] Xi has spearheaded an ideological shift that harkens back to the Maoist era," the report's authors said.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 6, 2015 Updated: February 7, 2015
According to UNICEF, around 700 Palestinian children under the age of 17 are arrested, interrogated, and detained by Israeli authorities each year.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on February 5, 2015
Keeping ex-offenders out of prison means looking beyond their mental illness and taking into account external factors that induce future criminal activity.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on January 28, 2015
But health care providers in some parts of the country still have a long way to go.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 4, 2014
Tensions between the U.S. and Cuba only further increased last April after revelations of additional secretive USAID programs which pushed political agendas under the guise of humanitarian work.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on November 17, 2014 Updated: November 18, 2014
Another potential obstacle to addressing the U.S. epidemic of mass incarceration has emerged: The utility of cheap prison labor.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 15, 2014
A California atheist was given a choice -- participate in a religious program or go to prison.