It is manifestly barbarous that children should be tossed into jail for life.
Would Illinois rather keep an innocent man behind bars than admit a mistake?
Come out of the closet about your drug use; hire a formerly incarcerated person; vote for politicians who are smart on crime.
Will the recession bring the justice-system reforms that progressives have long supported?
Anne-Marie Cusac examines the punitive turn in the criminal justice system.
Economic necessity and shifting mores are changing the nation's approach to incarceration.
Life sentences without possibility of parole contribute to the ever-expanding gulag of our criminal justice system.
The Virginia senator's willingness to take up this cause is evidence that the culture gap may be closing.
Terror suspects are held in US prisons on dubious evidence under inhumane conditions.
The embattled NBA Hall of Famer is perhaps the only figure who can expose "America's Toughest Sheriff" as the abusive bigot he is.