New Models To Predict Recidivism Could Provide Better Way To Deter Repeat Crime

Is there a better way to predict whether someone once released will return behind bars?

John Oliver Tackles One of the Biggest Issues Facing Men Today: Prison

The US prison system is consuming men at a frightening rate. John Oliver explains the problem with humor and empathy.

Wormwood Scrubs Exposed: The Inside Story

“No one knows what really goes on inside a prison unless they are invited through its iron doors.” Read Wormwood Scrubs.

Prisons Animated

Hank thinks the prison system is, “messed up,” and he has a snappy video to explain why.

Mr. Kerry: Why Snowden can’t “Make his Case” in “Our System of Justice”

Juan Cole discusses why Edward Snowden would be unwise to trust a system that has a history of cruel and inhuman treatment of whistleblowers.

How Can Society Best Deal With Violent Offenders?

Garth McVicar started a non-profit organization in New Zealand to help change the way violent offenders are being sentenced.

The Ray Jasper Conundrum: A Death Row Inmate Who Is both 100% Right and 100% Wrong

Lincoln Anthony Blades explains how even a man who did a horrible thing can be right about the horrors of our prison-industrial system.

The Joy of Affluenza: Privilege, Race, and the Ethan Couch Case

Michael Amity delves into privilege–a mammoth, undermentioned topic that he feels is an institutional inequity supporter.

Cruel & Unusual in Cresson, Pennsylvania

The terrible reason why one sleepy old rail town has made national news.

Caught in the Crossfire: A Pulitzer Prize & Emmy Award-Winning Presentation

LA Times editors told Barbara Davidson that “Gang violence isn’t news – it happens all the time.” She responded the only way she knows how.

Adidas ‘Shackle Shoes’: Racist, Ignorant or Both?

What would you think if you saw a man wearing basketball shoes that featured gold-colored ankle chains?