Former inmates in a Chicago program are "significantly less likely" to be returned to prison, according to the Urban Institute
A Philadelphia ordinance calling for owners make repairs to abandoned buildings was associated with decreases in crime, according to a study in the journal PLOS ONE
By Gary Gately
The "Ferguson effect" is one reason. No one knows whether the trend will persist.
Children are more likely to experience nonfatal violence at school than elsewhere, according to a new report by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Nearly four in 10 children experience physical assault, according to a national survey
The Center for Public Integrity details the many ways "judges can pad their finances"
Nearly one in three police departments used body-worn cameras in 2013, according to a survey by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics
By Cara Tabachnick
Civil rights attorney Theodore Shaw says both tragedies illustrate the need for a national conversation about race
By Kelly Davis
Opponents of new bill charge that more regulations would “mess up” progress
By Graham Kates
The Secret Service gives the criminal justice reformer an uncomfortable reminder of the barriers facing ex-prisoners
TCR at a Glance
new & notable July 29, 2015
A paper in the National Institute of Justice Journal examines issues surrounding research that involves victims of intimate partner violence
new & notable July 28, 2015
A new study finds that civil legal assistance for victims of domestic violence can have significant economic and social benefits
q & a July 27, 2015
A new book puts a human face on some 1,000 lynching victims—854 of them were African American—and raises contemporary questio...
July 24, 2015
Nearly a third of the state’s 87,756 inmates have mental health issues. Most would be unable to find the care they need elsewhere, ...
July 23, 2015
The death of a San Francisco woman has cast a spotlight on communities who resist ICE detention orders.
July 22, 2015
A private contractor flourishes despite controversy over inmate deaths
July 21, 2015
So-called Brady violations have led to a slew of overturned cases across the country