Health care for America’s aging inmate population could place significant burdens on state correctional budgets, according to a new study by the Pew Charitable Trusts
The American Bar Association's annual review of major criminal justice issues notes 'fundamental doctrinal shifts' in Fourth Amendment cases
By Steven Yoder
State and city authorities are rethinking policies once considered necessary to keep communities safe from sex crimes, following a series of court rulings.
By Maurice Chammah
The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange investigates the pervasiveness of abuse at residential homes for troubled teens.
Widespread mistrust of police in insular communities, such as among New York’s ultra-orthodox Jews, has fueled attempts to cover up serious crimes, including sexual abuse of children
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffer opioid dependence at much higher rates than the general population, according to a report by advocacy group Human Rights Watch
A new study finds that most businesses fail to prioritize security investments based on risk and impact to business strategy
By Deirdre Bannon
Congress may appropriate up to $150m to seek new solutions to a problem that some experts say could be addressed with more support for existing programs
By David J. Krajicek
Electronic surveillance technology is becoming a cheap and attractive tool for law enforcement around the country. But who’s monitoring its use?
A new paper from the non-profit Community Oriented Correctional Health Services argues that federal incentives provide "an opportunity to integrate justice-involved individuals into the mainstream"
TCR at a Glance
new & notable July 22, 2014
The investigations and trials of alleged would-be terrorists are often rife with abuse, according to Human Rights Watch, an advocacy group
July 21, 2014
Expanded protection of young offenders could cost states federal aid if they don't comply
July 19, 2014
Hackers and free speech activists gather in New York to denounce what they call unprecedented government efforts to prosecute leakers
new & notable July 18, 2014
The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that government spending on indigent defense steadily dropped from 2008 to 2012
July 17, 2014
An analysis of the state legislation passed in 2013, conducted by the non-profit Vera Institute of Justice, finds states are eschewing "t...
July 16, 2014
The unresolved tension between tough-on-crime supporters and reform advocates could delay meaningful change for years, say two leading cr...
new & notable July 15, 2014
Arrests of HIV-positive injection drug users are associated with increased risk of disease transmission, according to a study in the Jour...