The best hope, in the view of some reformers, is that they have a better chance next time.
As Congress barely averts a government shutdown, six lawmakers compromise to reduce minimum drug sentences.
Fewer beats per minute may add up to lower levels of psychological arousal that leads young men to seek out risky behaviors.
Over five years, the states that cut their imprisonment rates the most experienced greater drops in crime.
95 percent of elected prosecutors are white—and 79 percent are white men—a study says.
What former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik has learned from his years behind bars.
And their brains process decisions and punishment differently.
The radical imam will appear in Manhattan court after years of delivering incendiary sermons at a London mosque.
London's Metropolitan Police said a small group of protesters had fought with security
A $130 million, four-year plan will attempt to better improve processing and treatment of mentally ill individuals in the criminal justice system.