Voters in Florida have approved a ballot measure that restores voting rights to citizens with felony convictions once they have completed their full sentence.
Francis Pakes, a professor of criminology, spent a week in an Icelandic prison - and found a few unique features of the system.
Mexico’s next interior minister plans to submit a bill to create a medical marijuana industry and allow recreational use.
Artificial intelligence in courts could help make justice more efficient. But would it be fair?
The sovereign neutral continent is protected by a host of international treaties and laws, and is the focus of intense scientific research.
Courts in the Fourth Industrial Revolution will involve virtual supply chains, blockchain-encoded smart contracts, AI-enabled judges and lawyers, and digital currency-based fines and paym...
Human rights are under threat from a variety of sources, but ultimately their success or failure comes down to people.
If passed, Bill C-83 would eliminate two forms of solitary confinement currently used in federal prisons in Canada.
Marijuana sales officially began in Canada on Wednesday, making it the first G7 country — and the second country in the world after Uruguay — to legalize the drug for all adults.
People born in New York City who do not identify as male or female can now opt for a third gender category of X on their birth certificates.
The British Government has announced plans to allow heterosexual couples to enter into civil partnerships.
How do macroprudential policies interact with the core objectives of monetary policy, namely, output and price stability? As a response to the Global Crisis, central banks and regulators ...
A judge sentenced the man to three months behind bars for slapping a woman on public transport, as well as fining him 300 euros for offensive comments.
In Brazil – which has a notoriously violent penal system – a non-profit organization has achieved astounding success running prisons where there are no weapons and inmates have keys.
From Thailand's answer to Emmanuel Macron to Natalie Grace, who runs a new political party for young people in Indonesia, a new generation of change-makers is coming to the fore.