criminal justice system

Due to a programming error, 3,2000 inmates have been released early from prisons in the state of Washington. The programming error was first discovered in 2002 and has yet to be fixed.

In his latest push for criminal justice reform, President Barack Obama on Monday will introduce new efforts to rehabilitate the formerly incarcerated, one of which includes banning the checkbox on employment applications that asks if a potential employee has ever been convicted of a crime.

While addressing the International Association of Chiefs of Police during an appearance in Chicago Tuesday, President Barack Obama declared that law enforcement often gets "scapegoated" for failures in society and the criminal justice system.

A New York City man who stole baby formula from a Pathmark supermarket last Thursday was charged with two counts of grand larceny

Just weeks after a worker reportedly helped two inmates escape from an upstate New York prison, a similar case allegedly recently occurred in North Carolina.…

Imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal is in intensive care for treatment of diabetes and is “not doing well,” his family said Tuesday,…

When it comes to issues concerning race in America, the country isn’t only divided racially, but politically as well. A new poll released by Washington…

Defense Attorney Robbin Shipp joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss her new book “Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the…

On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder (pictured) announced tthe Justice Department’s aims in collecting data on stops and arrests in order to combat racial bias…

  Crime and punishment.  It’s pretty simple. Anyone who believes in fairness, equality, and justice cannot ignore the flaws in our criminal justice system. What people…