The young people see this situation for what it is: Corruption. As the school shooting in Parkland, Florida has shown, what was considered insanely corrupt political behavior 40 years ago is now normal. And you can thank right-wingers on the Supreme Court.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The company planning to supply tablet computers free of charge to the approximately 50,000 inmates in the New York state prison system expects to make nearly $9 million in sales via the devices over five years.
Joseph Nickell’s murderous rampage last weekend in Kentucky was not exceptional. That’s the terrifying part. Over and over again in America, it is revealed that whiteness is the complexion for the protection. Toxic white masculinity has proven itself to be lethal once again.
In Baltimore, two former police detectives are on trial for their participation in stealing drugs and guns from drug dealers and selling them for cash along with a slew of other charges. These officers were part of an elite squad known as The Gun Tra...
This piece originally appeared at The Washington Post. “You will die in the Department of Corrections.” Those are the words I spoke as a trial judge in 1997 when I sentenced Bobby Bostic to a total of 241 years in prison for his role in two armed robberies he committed when he was just 16 years ...
Seventeen people who were previously serving life sentences in Louisiana prisons have been released to the public on parole over the last four months as a result of the state's criminal justice overhaul, according to numbers provided by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections.
Louisiana's criminal justice overhaul focused mainly on shortening sentences for nonviolent offenders, but two of the 10 law changes also gave immediate parole eligibility to as many as 200 people serving life sentences for murder.
In the 1990s, doctors responded to a rise in overdose deaths by making the lifesaving antidote naloxone available over the counter and through harm reduction programs. What lessons can Italy offer other nations grappling with opioid crises today?