Probation services in the UK are straining under a system that prioritises profit above rehabilitation.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pushing for stricter sentencing in criminal cases.
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Jeff Sessions wants prosecutors to 'charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense.' That's a step back to our failed experiment in mass incarceration.
A classroom at HM Prison Winson Green, in Birmingham.
University students are learning with prisoners about crime and punishment.
A young Raymond Suttner with his bird, Jailbird (JB).
Spending time in prison for one's political beliefs can be incredibly challenging. Those convictions can help you to survive those times.
While men still make up the majority of prisoners in Australia, the increase in the incarceration rate for women is significantly greater than that for men.
Australia female prison population has soared but many are jailed for minor offences. The UK's radical approach to women and prison, outlined in the 2007 Corston report, offers a model for Australia.
Luvo Manyonga after winning the silver medal in the men’s long jump at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
A South African Olympic silver medallist achieved something remarkable, especially after testing positive for methamphetamine use in 2012. But care needs to be taken in how this narrative is framed.