When it comes to the law, the power of psychology cannot be underplayed. That is why there is always a growing need for more experts in said field; their understanding of the human mind and behavior can help deliver justice.
We cannot effectively address Atlanta’s skyrocketing crime rates simply by employing old tactics which have failed to work in the past. The mayor has proposed hiring 250 additional police officers, expanding the city’s video surveillance and license plate reader systems, and adding 10,000 more streetlights by Dec. 31, 2022.
My identical twin and I spent our first birthday apart in 19 years because she was in jail.
Georgia Department of Corrections officials on Wednesday denied entry to seven state representatives probing allegedly inhumane conditions at Georgia.
Incarceration can trigger and worsen symptoms of mental illness — and those effects can last long after someone leaves the prison gates.
Stigmatization of formerly incarcerated individuals leads to negative impacts on reform and reentry to society. Carefully using the right words can make a huge difference.
I served 7 years in prison 4 years ago... While most Americans right now and all around us, are active and vocal about voting – I can’t vote. In fact, I can’t vote until I’m 80 years old – another 20 years from now.
When you lead the Inmate Liaison Committee in a pandemic, you have to deliver bad news with finesse.
Life inside the penitentiary is extremely hard. The violence and deprivation warp your whole view; you see a total disregard for basic human life firsthand. But the after-effects can be even worse.