Cosby received three to 10 years in state prison. How does that measure up to other sentences?
New research finds juvenile court judges in Louisiana give out harsher sentences—especially to black defendants—following an unexpected loss by LSU.
"It is a core principle that prosecutors should charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense," Sessions wrote.
Five years after the Fair Sentencing Act, the government assesses the change.
Twenty years after abolishing parole, one state is examining the impact (and the politics).
A new Supreme Court case could affect thousands of prisoners serving life sentences without parole for crimes they committed as teens.
New York City has launched a public database to help study the problem of repeat offenders.