An essay in the St. Louis University Law Journal analyzes the song "99 Problems" from a fourth amendment perspective.
In a recent report, the federal Bureau of Justice Assistance detailed 10 initiatives undertaken by police departments combating complex crime problems.
A Judicial Conference Committee recommends frequent reminders that information from the Internet can be 'wrong, incomplete, or inaccurate.'
By Ted Gest
America's police chiefs say law enforcement is undermined when innocent people go to jail. The IACP holds a 'summit' on the issue today.
By Graham Kates
Defenders of capital punishment usually assume that victims’ families agree with them. But that’s not necessarily true.
Thousands of individuals were prosecuted in an attempt to take advantage of natural and man-made disasters by committing frauds and related crimes, said a U.S. Justice Department report.
Rural substance abuse treatment admissions were more likely than urban admissions to be referrals from the criminal justice system, said a new report.
Cleaning up vacant lots could help reduce violent crime, according to a recent study.
By Katti Gray
Physicians and women’s advocates welcome a provision of the new health care act that will help in the early identification of domestic violence victims.
By Dave Maas
An investigation finds a spike in hospital visits, widespread use of pepper spray and staff misconduct.
TCR at a Glance
new & notable October 24, 2014
Nearly half of students assessed in a national survey reported experiencing bullying or intimidation, according to a study in the Journal...
October 23, 2014
Medicaid payments for services to ex-incarcerated funded ‘lavish lifestyle’ of nonprofit owners, say state investigators
new & notable October 22, 2014
A new study in the journal Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice aims to isolate risk factors associated with youths who commit homicide
new & notable October 21, 2014
Victims often pay high prices to get to the U.S., then find themselves trapped in conditions "resembling slavery," according to a new rep...
special report October 20, 2014
A content analysis of 6 US papers raises questions about the quality of justice news coverage
new & notable October 17, 2014
A study of one South Bronx (N.Y.) youth diversion program finds significant benefits for both participants and the community
October 16, 2014
A new report by the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute provides guidance for police on conducting stops without harming community rel...