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Whatever their intent, laws equating pregnancy termination with murder are used against pregnant women, not for them.
Reliance on the criminal justice system as the primary solution to intimate partner violence is a long-standing point of debate in the movement to end it.
A new documentary sheds light on what we haven't learned from the tragic miscarriage of justice.
Daniel Villegas was 16 when he confessed to a double murder en El Paso. But almost 20 years later, he insists he's innocent, and the evidence backs him up.
Rape culture exists because we don't believe it does. Here's how to empower men and women to change the status quo.
Democrats like Joe Biden were responsible for some of the worst laws behind mass incarceration. Whatever our response to gun violence, a new war on crime is not the answer.
Though sentencing, the drug war and other criminal justice issues were absent from the presidential contest, November 6 saw a wave of voter initiatives that will change policy on “three strikes,” marijuana, and more.
What will Pennsylvania do with prisoners like Sharon Wiggins, who has been locked up for more than forty years for a crime she committed at 17?
Sgt. Luis Walker was sentenced to 20 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. Now will Congress investigate?
CeaseFire Chicago, pioneered by an infectious disease expert, has been heralded as an unprecedented success. Will a summer spike in homicides threaten the program in other cities where it is just taking hold?