Introducing colour and light to a traditionally dark place.
A neuroscientist explains how detention can affect a developing mind, as a new law in California sets the highest age limit in the US for minors to be held criminally responsible, at age 12.
The ‘Monster of Worcester’ would have been released 24 years ago in Norway - would that have been better for everyone?
Law enforcement's historical tendency to treat crimes committed by white power groups as isolated incidents has allowed them to flourish.
The royal commission will examine the conduct of a defence barrister who became an informant to the police - supplying information on her own clients that had been given to her in strict confidence.
The police held to account those responsible for nearly 300,000 fewer offences between 2014 and 2018.
New research shows that when ex-offenders are told they're able to vote, their attitudes about democracy and justice improve. A November ballot measure in Florida hangs in the balance.
As lawmakers debate the future of the primary federal program aimed at ending domestic violence, one scholar says the criminal system supported by the legislation isn't the way to stop that violence.
A new public opinion survey reveals Americans largely agree on sentencing reform, and how money spent on prisons could be reinvested in communities.
A wealth of research suggests prisons have serious detrimental effects on prisoners and prison workers.
A new study in Queensland shows that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are far more likely to be targeted by domestic violence protection orders than the general population.
Stanley Andrisse was once branded a career criminal and served time in prison. Today, he is a professor at two medical schools and an advocate for higher education for those who've served time.
A new female offender strategy in England and Wales plans to put fewer women in prisons. Here's why that's so important.
Remorse is a vital, but often overlooked and underused aspect of justice, for both the victim and the offender.
Research reveals that the factors that put youth at risk of sexual assault while in custody are significantly different from those that put adults at risk in prison.
The 1995 Tokyo sarin attack helped make Japanese criminal justice dramatically more punitive.
The use of big data in policing has clear benefits for struggling police forces. But society needs to maintain a critical perspective on moral and ethical grounds.
Years after their trials, he got in touch with the victims he thought he had helped. They described feeling ‘dumped’ by the system.
Experiencing homelessness increases the risk of criminal justice system involvement, and experiencing imprisonment increases the likelihood of homelessness.
The murder of toddler James Bulger 25 years ago by two 10-year-old boys was a rare and shocking case that still impacts the criminal justice system today.