"We do not know whether this was the act of an organization, an individual or individuals," Obama said from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room.
Nearly 40 percent of the state's pretrial inmates are incarcerated because they cannot afford bail, according to a recently published study
By Ted Gest
The FY 2014 justice budget means more spending on 'smart' crime strategies--if Congress goes along. TCR's Ted Gest examines what's at stake
By Ted Gest
The movement to trim prison costs claims major successes in a report to Congress today
States and defendants can save a lot of money by using electronic monitoring instead of bail or pre-trial detainment, according to a recently published paper
Youth in child welfare systems are better served by investment in family services, mental health and teen employment, than foster care, according to the non-profit Justice Policy Institute
By Manuel E. Avendaño | El Diario La Prensa
Twenty-two plaintiffs will receive shares of a $1 million settlement stemming from a series of raids in 2007
A new study finds that gangs shy away from using online social media for recruiting and planning, because of law enforcement surveillance
Families that use housing vouchers tend to settle where crime is already high, according to a new study
NYS Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman calls for change in the current system of funding indigent defense
TCR at a Glance
May 23, 2013
In a speech this afternoon, President Barack Obama defended drone strikes and announced a narrowed focus in America's fight against terro...
new & notable May 23, 2013
Pressure from the U.S. to crack down on drug crime has led to skyrocketing prison rates for low-level offenders in the South American cou...
May 22, 2013
Number of US jail inmates rises after 3 years of decline
May 21, 2013
The press has done an admirable job covering a Department of Defense report on sexual assault in the military. But how good of a job has ...
new & notable May 20, 2013
Researchers who studied 1,200 incidents of dating violence in New York found brief Orders of Protection and repeat abuse
May 17, 2013
A conference on gun violence raised questions about whether journalists are focusing on the wrong things
May 16, 2013
The mayors of Philadelphia and Minneapolis challenge gun manufacturers to consider biometrics and other technological fixes in a New York...