Ex-offenders often have trouble finding a place to live due to strict housing policies and discrimination. These groups are trying to help out.
These initiatives prove that employing people with criminal records may be good for businesses as well as for society overall.
Minnesota legislation aiming to help ex-offenders find jobs has been on the books since 2013. Has it made an impact?
Nearly 5 million people are under some sort of parole or probation supervision in the United States. That’s a fourfold increase since 1980, according to a new report released this week by the Columbia University’s Justice Lab.
A dirty little secret about money bail is that it generates revenue for the state and municipal coffers, says Peter Edelman, author of "Not a Crime to Be Poor."... In this exclusive interview, he discusses some of the egregious scams inflicted on the poor and the growing movement to reform the system.
We don't have to just sit back and wait for the next one.
"Numerous studies have found that Child Access Prevention (CAP) laws are effective at reducing suicides, unintentional deaths, and injuries among children."
Just how big of a role do family and friends play when it comes to young adult drinking?