Criminal Justice

Valerie Schultz July 02, 2020
Feeling restless because we cannot go out to eat or attend a concert hardly amounts to involuntary incarceration.
Sister Helen Prejean, a long-time advocate of abolishing the death penalty, has said that the Supreme Court has "abdicated its legal and moral responsibilities" in allowing executions to proceed in various cases.
Deniz Demirer June 26, 2020
His vivid firsthand experiences on the job as a police officer are recounted extensively in Adam Plantinga's new book.
Kevin Clarke June 12, 2020
“The blueprint for transformation and liberation is already available,” she said. “The question that remains is: Will those in power use it?”
A memorial service for George Floyd at North Central University, in Minneapolis, on June 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Kevin Clarke June 12, 2020
Minneapolis police have used force against African-American residents seven times more often than against white residents over the past five years, reports Kevin Clarke.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass marking the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on June 29. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
It’s the first arrest in a nearly yearlong investigation into the deal, which has convulsed the Vatican, raised questions about Pope Francis’ seven-year financial reform effort and exposed Machiavellian turf battles at the Holy See.