Getting ex-cons to help those still behind bars is working wonders around the world.
How a teenage informant who helped the feds bust major Detroit crack dealers and dirty cops ended up behind bars for 28 years and counting.
The Supreme Court is considering whether a 2012 decision barring mandatory sentences of life without parole for kids should be applied retroactively to hundreds of convicted killers.
In Neustrelitz Prison, administrators emphasize therapy and eschew the retributive impulse that has defined American justice for decades. Inmates even have rabbits and horses to look after.
Good intentions from lawmakers aren't doing a lot to help the city's troubled kids.
The spring-break capital of the world is really harsh on minors who get into legal trouble.
A new study is expected to result in further cutbacks to the state's juvenile detention facilities, and could even spur lawmakers to abandon their reliance on the system entirely.
US Attorney Preet Bharara says Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking too long to reform the notoriously horrific collection of jails.