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Aug 03, 2007 Disturbing Study: Kids at Greater Risk
A study by the U.S. government of inmates convicted of either the possession or distribution...
Aug 01, 2007 Corporate America Does Prison
Move over, airlines and healthcare, and let's shine the spotlight on a more unusual profitable...
Jul 27, 2007 Breaking the Habit
A report released by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) earlier this...
Jul 27, 2007 An Eternal Sentence for Juvenile Sex Offenders
You know how you can check your state’s sex offender registry to find the name,...
Jul 25, 2007 Children: Unaware Victims
Imagine being in major debt before you can even vote. Such is the case for...
Jul 17, 2007 Yours Truly, Sir Dunk N. Donut
My last blog entry discussed how the people you hand your credit card to may...
Jul 16, 2007 Offenders Pay Back the Planet
As incarceration rates continue to rise, states are struggling to provide enough beds for those behind bars, and legislators increasingly...
Jul 12, 2007 Dangerous Drinks
On college campuses across the country, every weekend looks about the same. Bars and frat houses are packed with students...
Jul 11, 2007 Driving a Stake Through the Community
With Congress having failed to resolve the country’s simmering immigration issues, local governments are taking the situation into their own...
Jul 10, 2007 The Murderous Metal
A persistent scientific theory that suggests that crime rates are directly associated with exposure to lead is gaining some new...
Jul 09, 2007 Skimming the Bad Guys
Just when it’s time for happy hour, you get news like this. Greg Bluestein wrote in a July 6 article...
Jul 06, 2007 Your Teens, Whose Responsibility?
Mathmatica Policy Research Inc. was commissioned by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to initiate a long-term study...
Jul 06, 2007 "That's Going on Facebook!"
The Pew Research Center announced the results of a survey on June 27th that found that one-third of teens who...
Jul 05, 2007 Damage Begets Damage
Do vandals create an ugly neighborhood? Or does an ugly neighborhood breed vandalism? Property damage is usually an outlet of...
Jul 02, 2007 Positive Peer Pressure: Youth Courts
The Genarlow Wilson case continues to garner national attention, becoming a lightening rod for a myriad of legal and moral...
Jun 29, 2007 Are University Campuses As Safe As You Think?
In the spring of 2007, Seattlepi.com published an article by Mary Lou Leary, the executive director of the National Center...
Jun 28, 2007 It’s Not Just Us
It’s no secret that crime is on the rise in the United States. We’ve closely followed domestic crime statistics on...
Jun 27, 2007 School is Safe, Right?
The New York Times reported on June 26th that a 25-year old school aide in New York City had been...
Jun 26, 2007 Catering to Criminals
Over the past year, our economy has been buffeted by a serious spike in mortgage fraud that has fueled loan...
Jun 22, 2007 Leading the Way, States Seek Alternatives to More Prisons
Preventing overcrowding in our prisons is becoming a high priority for some state officials. The Public Safety Performance Project has...