Prison

The World's Greenest Jail?

Plunging prices for solar panels and generous subsidies for fuel cells are prompting companies, universities, and public facilities to go green.

Why Prisoner Education Is Key to Reducing Crime

Educating an inmate reduces their odds of recidivism by 43 percent. 

Here Are All the Different Ways People Die Behind Bars

Murder is not nearly as prevalent as you might think. 

The Prisoner Suicide Puzzle

The D.C. Jail has seen a rash of suicide deaths in the last six months. Will their latest efforts make an impact?

How to Fix the Juvenile Justice System

City kids are disproportionately jailed in facilities that don't meet their needs. Here's what can be done.