A new study suggests mood disorders can hamper inmates' chances of successfully re-entering society
A series of policy recommendations and 23 executive orders represent the most expansive presidential effort to alter gun-control policies in generations
A new study examines 413 cases in which women were involuntarily detained because of decisions made during pregnancy
By Ted Gest
Former NIJ chief calls for new research into domestic abuse, gun violence and the potential impact of marijuana legalization
A new booklet offers advice for transgender women in California's prison system
By Katti Gray
Project ReNu in Brooklyn NY gives ex-offenders the tools to find jobs—and keep them
A new report from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers highlights new approaches to improving America’s indigent defense systems
By Ted Gest
Uncertainty about the federal budget has put the nation’s system for collecting and analyzing crime data in a “precarious” position, says departing BJS chief James Lynch
A new study analyzes the impact of certain background characteristics on the recidivism rates of juveniles tried in the adult system
By Jessica Pupovac
Too often, journalists are denied access not because of security concerns, but because of fears about story content
TCR at a Glance
February 27, 2015
Can community policing restore public trust in a profession shaken by national events? The Sacramento News & Review gets a mixed answer.
new & notable February 26, 2015
The number of patients victimized by medical fraud schemes jumped nearly 22 percent in 2014, according to an annual study by the Ponemon ...
new & notable February 25, 2015
Two new studies by the Sentencing Project, an advocacy group, highlight successful campaigns for changes to state criminal justice policy
February 24, 2015
Once-sleepy “retention elections” for judges have become vulnerable to big-spending partisan campaigns.
new & notable February 23, 2015
Official figures for property crime rates have shown nearly two decades of decline, but don't include cybercrime, according to a study in...
February 20, 2015
Military brass undermine the ability to prosecute sex assaults, a New York City Bar Association panel is told
February 19, 2015
The federal agency overseeing prisons played a previously undisclosed role in the war on terror overseas. The ACLU wants to find out more.