Spoon Jackson gives the insider opinion on the main areas for reform in the US prison system.
The power of one, a few and many to do the right thing and fight for equality, fairness and a just society is an awesome force for change and for good
These five countries all have something in common. They are the top five countries for prisoners put to death.
A report advocating death penalty reforms finds that false confessions in capital cases can be limited by recording the questioning of suspects.
During recent executions, inmates were observed to gasp, convulse, and turn purple over periods much longer than the typical lethal injection. All of these executions used drugs made by pharmacies not regulated by the FDA.
Governor Jay Inslee said, “In death penalty cases, I’m not convinced equal justice is being served.”
Tennessee Attorney General’s office asked the state supreme court to set execution dates for 10 death row inmates, while an eleventh is already scheduled for April 22.
Sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, Spoon Jackson wonders if a changed man will ever be given a second chance.
A case the Supreme Court agreed to hear Monday morning could fix the legal loophole used by conservative states to unconstitutionally execute mentally handicapped criminals.
Juveniles are particularly vulnerable to the coercive (and often unlawful) techniques of law enforcement officials.
There’s no need to examine, anecdote by anecdote, whether Obama is right about racial profiling in America. It doesn’t take a single case to make the President’s point; there is a lot of data already on the books to substantiate his claims.
In spite of the now-multiple reasons not to execute Hill, Georgia has remained committed to moving forward with the penalty, and the judge will take up these latest arguments in the coming weeks.
Seven mental health professionals have evaluated Georgia inmate Warren Lee Hill, and all seven have determined that Hill is intellectually disabled.
Bryan Reeves’s recently stumbled upon one of the most important aspects of building a sound and stable relationship. It happened during the most beautiful breakup.
Mike Cruse has #Answersforwomen: “In order to address sexism, men have to be part of the conversation – not the butt of jokes.”
It was a simple comment made at bedtime. But with it, this dad found his superpowers.
Racism was defeated in this man’s heart through the actions of one amazing woman.
Nobody is born with hate in their heart.
Some of the answers might surprise you. Some of them, sadly, will not.
It’s always moving to hear two men relate, man-to-man, on something emotional. Even more so when one is the President of the United States.
Ending a marriage is never easy, but it doesn’t have to be cruel.
There have been a lot of snow days recently and you may be running out of things to do. Luckily, Wai Sallas is here to give you a couple of pointers in the latest edition of Sports Explained: Snow Days.
Frank Prather is a self-identified “badass” with credits as a break-dancer, body-builder, Harley owner, gun-toter, and worst of all – a blogger. Now he is graduating to being a “badass dad.”
Making comparisons can spoil your happiness
What is this beast gobbling community resources?
Will it ever get out?
Jesse Kornbluth reviews the incredible memoir of a former meth addict, an HIV positive man, and a survivor of life’s trials.
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Watch 5 years in the life on one young transguy, as his voice and pictures tell the story of how he’s grown not just as a man, but as a person.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.