A whole life sentence has never been imposed in New Zealand but it seems likely the prosecution will call for one for the Christchurch gunman.
The study examined patterns of Twitter rage in hot and cold weather. Given anger spreads through online communities faster than any other emotions, the findings are important.
To curb opportunistic shoplifting, supermarkets want you to know you are being watched. But they're also hoping for self-reflection.
Will police accept the challenge of ending
Māori over-representation at every stage of the criminal justice system in Aotearoa-New Zealand?
Recent efforts to restore voting rights to the formerly incarcerated, a crucial Democratic constituency, could have important implications for the 2020 presidential election.
Police officers put themselves and their families in harm's way in order to stop crime and protect us. But who protects them?
Having poor morals doesn't mean that a young person is inherently bad.
Even if someone declares they are infected before attacking, the legal issues are complex.
The terror group uses the proceeds of criminal activity to support its political agenda.
Gangs are still a significant reality in US prisons. But most inmates say that their power has been watered down, and they no longer rule facilities with an iron fist.
The fundamental change in how we are living will see criminals adapt and new targets emerging.
Coronavirus calls on police to ensure people are obeying the new rules, and to continue their essential function of keeping the peace.
Measures that can be taken include good cyber hygiene and legal action.
Language analysis may help police catch offenders.
Psychological abuse and controlling behaviours can be apparent before perpetrators murder their partners. So let's take these coercive behaviours more seriously and make them a crime.
In the early 1900s, fortune-telling provided entertainment, social connection and a job for some Australians. Its legal status made criminals of women, yet allowed others entry to the police force.
Italian filmmakers are starting to take a page from their American counterparts.
Police should take a wider view to join the dots that link the networks behind slavery and drugs.
Crime rates are down, but they were decreasing while imprisonment rates were increasing, so that doesn't really explain lower numbers in our prisons.
When DNA databases and behavioural genetics combine, your family's genes could play a role in criminal sentencing