One photographer spent 17 years visiting U.S. penitentiaries after dark. Here's what he found.
Fascinating patterns from overhead images of American military installations.
New York City's Midtown Community Court is a national model for a different approach to dispensing justice.
What Europe can teach the U.S. about criminal justice.
A new study challenges what criminologists call the "special sensitivity hypothesis" of white collar offenders.
From national parks, to home loans, to the National Zoo in D.C., there will be a small, but noticeable, impact almost immediately.
1 in 9 American prisoners has been sentenced to die in jail.
They're the invisible actors in America's carceral play. Should morality play a larger role in their work?
The trickiest reuse challenge yet.
Going to jail has never been so fun.
Extending prison sentences can reduce recidivism, but it's also hugely expensive.
Two University of Pennsylvania students designed this futuristic, arching prison meant to reduce recidivism rates in New Jersey.
With the nation's incarceration rate steadily declining, small towns that bet big on prisons are finding themselves in a financial jam.