Civil rights activists see danger in the choices being made between safety and liberty.
Up to 1,000 prisoners in Brazil escaped Monday after learning that their planned temporary Easter release had been cancelled over fears of spreading COVID-19 coronavirus.
A NYC public defender tweeted that her client got 3 to 6 years for stealing a jacket, comparing it to the 40-month sentence Stone received.
Heather Mac Donald said that the Democratic party is caught in "the grips of a false narrative" when it comes to criminal justice reform because "overwhelmingly" "law-abiding black" citizens are the ones killed.
"It has not been at least five (5) years since you completed your entire sentence for the conviction you want to be pardoned," the letter denying Dassey's request for clemency read.
Despite his "game-changing" cooperation with prosecutors, U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer deemed the rapper's activities with the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods "too violent" to release him immediately after sentencing.
While visiting Jackson on Tuesday, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that if he were elected president, he would do in communities across the country what he did in New York.
The correctional officers allegedly sat at a desk just 15 feet away from the cell where Epstein would hang himself, according to the indictment.
"Rumor has it Kamala that you are not African American. Is that True?" GOP state Representative Alfred Baldasaro tweeted.
Following Trump's speech, multiple Democratic candidates for president will have the opportunity to share their plans for criminal justice reform.
What many Americans may not realize is the indisputable link between today's most critical issues and what's happening in our broken youth justice system.
One of the women has also declared that she and her bomb-making collaborator are "citizens of the Islamic State," according to the FBI.
Cyntoia Brown's case garnered national attention and in January, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam commuted her sentence.
The prisoner used a plastic spoon to pull out one of his eyes, then began trying to gouge the other eye. Now he's suing the prison and warden for understaffing.
After the Justice Department's decision on Tuesday, the last hope for justice in Garner's death lies with the NYPD commissioner and the mayor, who must fire the officer who killed him.
Her rare Hermès bag bumped the total price of her look to approximately $72,000.
"They have been calling and thanking, you know, that people have been trying to get that taken care of and it's now signed into law and affects tremendous numbers of people, and very good people."
It was "hard to tell" if Jared Kushner and the White House are sincere in their criminal justice efforts, said a member of Law Enforcement Leaders.
The district attorney said dropping low-level marijuana crimes would allow resources to be spent on solving homicides.
States should defy Attorney General Jeff Sessions and end juvenile administrative fees.
Trump says the case showed why people "are so angry with illegal immigration."
The results are surprising because Trump and his administration have repeatedly called for more "law and order" and moved to lengthen prison sentences.
A new study offers an in-depth analysis of the 219,000 women incarcerated in the U.S. to find out why they are locked up in different confinement systems.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, a new conversation on "All Lives Matter" has begun on social media in relation to what's happened in Houston.
It is an indisputable fact that to lock up even more of our nation's citizenry for even greater amounts of time won't make us safer, but it will directly devastate children, families, and communities.