The 2020 census will now count some groups differently than it has in the past. That could make a difference in the final count – affecting which states receive funding and congressional seats.
Releasing prisoners on remand – who are entitled to a presumption of innocence – would reduce the risk of them contracting COVID-19 and the disease spreading within prisons.
The release of lower-threat prisoners will go a long way to stopping the spread of COVID-19 among prisoners and the wider community.
A creative writing project in South Australian prisons shows those inside can be eloquent, expressive and reflective.
And homelessness makes reoffending more likely.
There are now more legally innocent people in jail in Victoria than there were convicted prisoners in 2005.
What does it mean to hold a party in a place with a long history of death and suffering?
Women's prisons have become stopgaps, a place to simply put people society does not know what else to do with.
The last decade has seen a big increase in Australia's homeless and prison population. It's time for smarter intervention.
Some prisoners love and care for each other, but others physically, verbally and emotionally abuse each other. These offences can threaten safety and the good order of the prison.
Through stories of redemption, a professor who oversees a Maryland prison education program says the time has come to restore federal financial aid for America's incarcerated.
Negative statistics about black students may be prevalent, but they are often out of context, misleading or just plain wrong, a professor of counseling psychology argues.
Simulating real-life disaster situations helps students develop physical and emotional resilience and leadership skills.
Asylums were once designed to aid mental recovery – perhaps modern prisons should take note.
In September 1917, 22 German World War I prisoners held at a camp just outside Nottingham, managed to escape.
Turning prisons into a market opportunity could open them up to corruption.
A wealth of research suggests prisons have serious detrimental effects on prisoners and prison workers.
A historian reminds us that protests in prisons are often followed by retaliation.
Prisoners in 17 states are striking to call attention to harsh conditions and low pay for their labor, something that may run afoul of the 13th Amendment and other legal commitments.
New research shows how the charity sector has been sidelined in the Transforming Rehabilitation programme.