One California court system is working to address the challenges facing women veterans, still coping with abuse they endured during their service.
On the anniversary of the notorious prison uprising, inmates in Alabama and Texas facilities decry living and working conditions in today’s penitentiaries and call on other incarcerated people to do the same.
Scott Budnick, the producer of The Hangover, has brought his talents to the legal-policy arena and earned kudos along the way.
As one state wrestles with the effects of trying juvenile defendants in adult courts, others reconsider the practice.
A public defender talks about the alternative approach that’s making a path back home for many in California.
To date, his total is 673.
One organization’s approach focuses on the adults, not the kids.
The government’s decision to stop using corporations to manage the federal prison population could have unintended consequences.
Months before the violent protests this weekend, the city’s mayor and police chief sought out a voluntary review from the U.S. Department of Justice.
A bureaucratic maze within the federal government leaves scores of former inmates without the key to a fresh start.
A first-ever database provides a detailed look at how people died during encounters with the criminal-justice system in Texas.
The basketball icon breaks with his 30-year reluctance to address racial violence and police killings.
Whether or not a person stays in jail before going to trial often affects the outcome of his or her case.
The city plans to prohibit some employers from asking job applicants about their criminal record.
Ahead of the Democratic National Convention, police and other officials are keeping calm and carrying on.
In writing a letter to the law-enforcement community, the president showed the tensions in his position on police violence and protests.
Two former police chiefs and a researcher discuss how to improve law-enforcement practices.