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Reform legislation has stalled, and the private-prison industry is making obscene profits from a captive population.
What the proposal means and how you can make your opinion heard.
County jails charge excessive rates for phone usage—a huge barrier for immigrant detainees fighting deportation.
Sixty years after the decision, it’s worth remembering it took Congress to finally smash Jim Crow.
The jury that convicted the Occupier on May 5 had only been given one side of the story.
“The first principle of any American intelligence official is not an oath to secrecy but a duty to the public, a commitment to speak truth to power.”
The “botched” execution of Clayton Lockett should shatter the illusion that lethal injection is neither cruel nor unusual.
With Monday’s verdict, McMillan became one of the first Occupy activists to face serious jail time.
By law, a company can’t hire H-2A guest workers if it is in a labor dispute with its US workforce. But that is exactly what this Washington State berry grower is trying to do.
The case of Alan Gross reflects Obama’s failure to “write a new chapter in US-Cuba policy.”