There’s a strong cultural distaste for thinking about the elderly engaged in sexual activity, but we must if we’re going to protect an aging population.
The legacy of “tough on crime” legislation has historically allowed correctional authorities to conceal and pursue politics that would be illegal anywhere else. Could that finally be changing?
Reducing penalties for low-level felonies could be the next step in rolling back draconian sentencing laws and addressing the criminal justice system’s long legacy of racism.
Raphael Sperry is leading a movement to keep architects and designers from working on spaces designed for solitary confinement and execution.
Correctional departments use data-driven analyses because they're easier and cheaper than individual assessments. But at what cost?
How the new mental health facility for California’s death row inmates reflects our nation’s ongoing ambivalence about the death penalty.
As a new class-action lawsuit out of California’s infamous Pelican Bay State Prison that may definitively determine the future of solitary in that state moves forward, more people are taking the position that the practice amounts to inhumane punishment.