by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on June 16, 2015
The lawsuit alleges that more than 1,500 inmates have gone without treatment.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on June 15, 2015 Updated: June 15, 2015
How Jeb Bush's record on tax cuts, stem cells, marijuana and the death penalty reverberate in Florida today.
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 Alice Ollstein Posted on March 31, 2015
The company is facing new accusations of abuse and neglect in California, Pennsylvania and Minnesota.
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
"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
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.