In restorative justice, those who commit crimes have to face the consequences of their actions. After this Colorado policeman tried it out, he came to believe it's part of the answer to America's prison problem.
"Violence is not simply shooting people. Violence is also poverty. It's also incarceration—putting people in prison is incredibly violent."
The controversial Law of Parties expands the guilt for murder to include accomplices and those who knew the crime was going to occur.
After teaching students to understand and talk through their conflicts, schools in Denver and Los Angeles have seen major reductions in disciplinary action.
A year ago today, the state of Georgia executed a man whose guilt was widely contested. Jen Marlowe, friend and journalist, on what it was like to stand with the Davis family on the last day.
Why real justice means fewer prisons.
Seattle's ex-police chief now fights to end the war on drugs.
The American problem with mass incarceration is less about crime than it is about how—and who—we lock up.
Speech given at Princeton considers the fallibility of our justice system and the finality of death.
The Time Dollar Youth Court in Washington, D.C. for first time juvenile offenders aims to keep first offenders from becoming hardened criminals.
the War on Drugs: the social cost of the drug war and the people in and out of the criminal justice system who are calling for an end to war.
Involving victims in the criminal justice system can lead to healing, community empowerment, and fewer repeated offenses.