And that might actually be a good thing.
It's hard work and poorly paid, but at least it's a little more visible.
To be successful, re-entry programs must work to facilitate more interaction between former inmates and potential role models in their new neighborhoods.
Texas A&M researchers explain how community-based programs rehabilitate juvenile offenders better, and for less money, than correctional facilities.
Community courts across the country are fighting judicial backlog and lowering re-arrest rates.
Cory Booker and Rand Paul’s REDEEM Act.
Achieving one of those results is hard enough. And recent experiments suggest we may not be able to have both even if we want to.
A new longitudinal study of incarcerated felons produces a nuanced answer.
Incarcerated men say that money troubles put them in prison—and avoiding money troubles will keep them out.
In California and beyond, an unprecedented "experiment" is giving tens of thousands of non-violent offenders the chance of alternatives to prison. Most have severe drug problems. What are their prospects?
While giving the public notice of sex offenders living in their midst reduces sex crime overall, it doesn't seem to keep convicted offenders from striking again.
Drug courts can help ease the U.S. prison population and usher America into the civilized world when it comes to prosecuting drug-use offenses.
Researchers at Seton Hall and New America Foundation track the Pentagon's claims that released Guantanamo detainees 'returned to battle.'