What San Francisco schools are learning from their experiments with alternatives to punitive punishments.
The EU makes a bold move towards the abolition of executions everywhere.
More than 70 percent of incarcerated kids are minorities. This advocate wanted to find out why.
The police chief who oversaw Seattle’s crackdown on WTO protesters learned the dangers of militarization. His advice for a creating a police force that truly serves and protects communities.
Use the Innocence Project’s interactive resources to understand the causes of wrongful convictions and exonerations, and see how your school's cafeteria food measures up to prison food with this tell-it-like-it is infographic.
Troy Davis’ last words before his execution on Wednesday night included this call: The tragedy of American capital punishment must be brought to an end.
In two weeks, Georgia plans to execute a man whose guilt is in doubt, but there is still hope for clemency.
In California, the headlines about prisons always seem to be the same: out-of-control costs, inhumane living conditions. But it doesn’t need to be that way.
Instead of prison, New Zealand chooses restorative justice and community problem-solving.
Inmates who get an education are less likely to reoffend when they’re released. So why are prison education programs getting cut?
Co-founder and executive editor of YES! Magazine Sarah van Gelder discusses the innovative approach to crime used in Hawaii’s only women’s prison.
Patrice Gaines: We can keep our streets safe without throwing people away.
Forty years since prison, Patrice Gaines still fights to get free.
Breaking through "tough on crime" policies to give all Americans a chance at employment.
A conversation through the walls of solitary confinement.