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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||
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...