This year alone, more than 42,000 people will be released from federal prison. Many will return to their communities with strained relationships and sparse job skills, stacking the odds against their future upward mobility.
The FBI announced new crime rates Monday, with troubling spikes in homicides across several major U.S. cities including Chicago, Houston and Washington, D.C.
Charles Colson, once a prisoner, has been an inspiration to many people aching for a second chance. I am one of them.
Today the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear testimony regarding a historic reform legislation that provides a restorative approach to criminal justice.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently decided to immediately shut down the Baltimore City Detention Center. His decision is a stunning and important victory for justice, victims and the communities affected by crime.
The U.S. federal government's continued vagueness about its domestic surveillance programs is deeply disturbing and should concern all Americans and not just the partisans.