Lawmakers say solitary confinement can have long-term psychological effects.
Local police departments take a punitive approach to law enforcement when it comes to patrolling...
That kind of language should never be used.
The ACLU is hoping to ban what they say is punishment akin to torture.
"The path of violence does not lead to justice."
The Democratic senator said reform is needed despite report of declining numbers.
Prisoners would be allowed to earn good conduct time in alternative adult literacy programs.
The Department of Justice is trying to improve education in juvenile detention centers. Attorney...
Attorney General Eric Holder cited “insufficient accountability" and "ineffective policies."
A local policing agenda that comes from Capitol Hill will be wholly political.
Democrats reacted furiously to the lack of an indictment in Eric Garner's death.
The funding will pay for 950 officers at 215 departments.
The federally funded grants are used to pursue higher education.
At least one gunman opened fire at officers and planted at least two explosive devices.
Obama should convene a national summit to end the plague of African-Americans being killed by...
According to reports, the incident occurred just before 10 a.m.
The resignation follows a report that found police discriminated against black residents.
Privileging money and power over human rights is a feature of our entire legal system.
Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old playing with a pellet gun, was shot by a white officer.
Wyden: "Stop recklessly pushing for new ways to vacuum up Americans’ private information."
The U.S. Department of Justice should investigate, and act.
Virginia Democrat Rep. Bobby Scott is concerned about tactics used in Ferguson.
The program imitates a cell tower and can collect information on any connected device.
The bipartisan bill would scale back a program sending surplus military equipment to police.