New York Police Department has argued that it’s spending billions to spy on Muslim Americans in order to foil terror plots. That assertion simply doesn’t hold up against the few facts they’ve been willing to share.
A Kitchener father is angry at police after he was arrested at his child’s school and later strip-searched at the police station, all because his 4-year-old daughter drew a picture of a gun in class...
Troy Davis captured our hearts and minds. Once just one of the more than 1,300 Black people on death row, Davis' case had drawn both grassroots support and the attention of noted political and religious leaders in recent years because of the many...
Consider this: Eighty-seven percent of those stopped in 2011 were African-American or Latino, and nine out of 10 persons stopped were not arrested, nor did they even receive tickets or citations. [via @UsaSlumdog]
"I don't care how much you "review" the death penalty, the Texas public overwhelmingly supports it, even if it turns out the state has executed an innocent person. My boss Jeff Blackburn has called the death penalty Texas' "state religion," and in many ways I think that captures it: For the public, it's important for the same reasons the Aztecs valued ritual blood sacrifice."
Gov. Pat Quinn’s call to close the super-maximum security prison at Tamms has upset advocates who call it a “safety valve” that segregates dangerous inmates from the rest of the state’s prison population.
Here is a Top 10 list of suggestions. Some are proactive – what to do before they are released. Others fall into a maintenance approach – how to help them build productive, crime-free lives once released. But all are easy to implement, and together, we can reduce recidivism one letter and one inmate at a time!
A mentally ill Orange County teen who "aged out" of treatment programs last year and went off his medication during a 60-day jail stay has been missing since his predawn release nearly three weeks ago, his distraught mother said Monday.
The upper class has a higher propensity for unethical behavior, being more likely to believe – as did Gordon Gekko in the movie Wall Street – that greed is good, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley.
The Internationalist Prison Books Collective (IPBC) puts together a poster every month with information about political prisoners (PPs) and prisoners of war (POWs) incarcerated in the United States, along with their addresses whose birthdays are that month.
The United States of America has long held the highest incarceration rate in the world, far surpassing any other nation. For every 100,000 Americans, 743 citizens sit behind bars. Presently, the prison population in America consists of more than six million people, a number exceeding the amount of prisoners held in the gulags of the former Soviet Union at any point in its history.
An average of 5 students were arrested each day in New York City schools during the last three months of 2011, new NYPD data reveals. And of those students, a staggering 90 percent were black or latino.
People with criminal records face a daunting array of counterproductive, debilitating legal barriers that make it much more difficult for them to succeed in almost every important aspect of life. The Legal Action Center’s groundbreaking report, After Prison: Roadblocks to Reentry documents and grades each state on the legal obstacles that people with criminal records face as they seek to become fully productive members of society.
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