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His experience is troubling because of how normal it is. Sixty thousand people land back in prison for minor parole violations every year. But his story also illustrates a way forward.
The rapper hasn’t become a different person since he said, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” He’s using a new approach on a new president.
Two former prosecutors argue that we need a justice system that rewards prosecutors for reducing incarceration.
Residents have a critical chance to rethink who we incarcerate and why.
Research shows that in a city of 100,000, each new nonprofit community organization lead to a 1.2 percent drop in the homicide rate, a 1 percent reduction in the violent crime rate, and a 0.7 percent reduction in the property crime rate.
A just-concluded trial shines a harsh light on maximum security prison.
Trump administration policies regarding opioids virtually guarantee that people will enter prisons — while doing nothing to confront violent crime.
State lawmakers' response to Alaska's increasing crime rates reflects the common but incorrect assumption that increasing incarceration is an effective way to combat crime.
Why are Florida prosecutors still pursuing a weak capital case against a Honduran immigrant who has already spent 14 years in prison?
He went out of his way last month to protect officials at the expense of injured inmates.