Prisons

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Last year set a new record for exonerations in the United States, according to statistics published Wednesday by the National Registry of Exonerations, a project of the University of Michigan Law School. At least 149 defendants were cleared in 2015, 10 more than in 2014. They had, on average, spent 14 and a half years in prison, the report (pdf)...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
'Past injustices and crimes against African Americans need to be addressed with...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
President Barack Obama is banning the use of solitary confinement for juveniles...