Prisons in England and Wales are a breeding ground for extreme Islamic views and radicalisation of inmates.
Despite having no Internet access, Chelsea Manning manages with help from a communications firm.
Four inmates escaped from hospitals or medical transports in the past two weeks, revealing what correctional experts say is a flawed system.
Devices like GPS-equipped ankle bracelets offer a better solution than jail time.
In the past 20 years, overturned convictions in the U.S. have risen by over 300 percent.
In 2012, the court banned sentencing juveniles to life without parole. Now it will decide if this applies retroactively.
The Supreme Court in Brown v. Plata ruled that prisoners, too, have a right to survive.
The Obama administration breaks a record for censoring the most government records requested through the Freedom of Information Act.
Obama administration wants clarification on a judge's ruling on the photos, but the ACLU claims it's a delaying tactic.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled UK's blanket ban on prisoners voting breaches their human rights.
The fight over 2,100 pictures depicting U.S. military abuse of detainees reached "a line in the sand" for the presiding judge.
The country will debate an anti-terror package next week as European countries step up their security.
Civil liberties group argues government claims are insufficient to withhold more than 2,100 images.
An estimated 300,000 LGBT youth are arrested and/or detained each year.
After the release of the CIA torture report, the Obama administration says, images are worse than words.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics reported a slight increase in the number of inmates in state prisons on Friday.
Corrections Corporation of America has been sued by the ACLU and inmates for its mistreatment of detainees.
Obama administration to appeal district court's decision to release tapes.
A $130 million, four-year plan will attempt to better improve processing and treatment of mentally ill individuals in the criminal justice system.
Attorneys hope case will expose wrongful detention at Djibouti black site and hasten the release of the Senate's CIA torture report.