Eliminating HIV transmission for all is within reach in the U.S.
Across the country, nearly 5 million Americans have been disenfranchised by state laws that prevent people with felony convictions from voting.
I would soon land in a new world, far from what's seen on Hollywood's big screen.
A nonprofit has sued the Department of Education for not releasing records related to incarcerated individuals who have student loan debt.
By 2030, 100 million Americans are expected to have criminal records. Excluding so many people from employment serves no purpose; it undermines individual success, business growth, and community stability.
"It's traumatizing, it's not something that somebody gets over," said Stacey Freeman's attorney Martin Weinberg.
As we embark on one of the most important elections of our lifetime, felony disenfranchisement should be at the heart of the public agenda.
The label announced it "severed ties" with the computer-generated artist after a large backlash.
"I'd like to plead guilty, your honor. But there was no intent. I didn't want to break the law," Griner said on Thursday in a Russian court.
Officials said having no juvenile females at the Hawai'i Youth Correctional Facility is because of "years of work to replace handcuffs with healing."
The prominent Kremlin critic has reportedly been transferred from a prison colony to an undisclosed location.
Keri Blakinger struggled with addiction for several years before she was arrested in 2010 on a drug charge, she told Newsweek.
"Definitely a great feeling, one that's indescribable," said wife and mother Marley B who set up the surprise.
Fair chance employment measures, such as fair chance licensing and fair chance hiring (also known as "ban the box") policies, can help justice-impacted women.
Here's how and why big cities should take note.
"The people who suffer the most are, of course, the poor," said one public defender after a report showed just how many inmates remain in jail.
The decision, which applies even to those who were primarily convicted of a nonviolent offense, was made on Monday.
Publisher Human Rights Defense Center assists prisoners that are seeking legal redress for human rights violations they experience while incarcerated.
The Angel Tree program of the Prison Fellowship nonprofit aims to connect separated families during the Christmas season.
The vaccination rate for the department was 76 percent as of Monday, the last day before the deadline.
"They're some of the best employees I've worked with. They're the opposite of what people expect of them," said Down North Pizza owner Muhammad Abdul-Hadi.
Several federal judges in the Southern District of New York handed down sentences that were an average of 58 percent lower than what federal guidelines recommended, often citing brutal conditions from the COVID-19 pandemic.
We need a complete overhaul of the current criminal justice system with bold reforms, even stronger new legislation protecting Black and brown lives and a criminal justice national reentry czar to even begin to see meaningful change.