Frustrations with the U.S. prison system have prompted a global search for alternatives. Yet the solution might not be as simple as “be like Scandinavia.”
In California’s most catastrophic wildfire season yet, an organization is challenging the state to hire firefighters who were previously incarcerated to help meet public safety needs.
There’s a mentality in prisons that places more value on power than protecting human life and we need to talk about that.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, a less invasive model of policing is being employed. Here’s why we should consider this approach even after the pandemic.
Families recount painful conversations with loved ones inside detention centers and join advocates demanding action that detainees be protected against spread of the coronavirus.
Students suing the Ivy League say rather than helping to dismantle the system of “human caging,” the school is profiting from it.
Some prosecutors and policymakers are beginning to work toward a legal system designed to benefit all people.
A California-based program provides newly released long-term prisoners with a chance at a new life.
In dramatic effect, a Minneapolis resident dumps a bag of money onto a podium during public comments at the final City Council meeting on the 2020 budget last month. The
A 190-year-old prison complex in Philadelphia, once the largest and most modern prison in the world, is finding new life in the 21st century’s criminal justice reform movement. The last