By Jinnie Chua
Incarceration is the criminal justice system's sweeping response to drug offenses, but is it justified or sustainable? Find out how structured rehabilitation programs for non-violent drug offenders can do more to prevent reoffending.
By Leischen Stelter
Prisoners at the federal Supermax prison have committed atrocious crimes that mean they will likely never be released. With no prospect of life beyond a prison cell, how did Warden Robert Hood go about interacting and making a difference in the lives of these prisoners?
By Dr. Michael Pittaro
Last year, Andrew Holland died in prison after being subjected to 46 hours in a restraint chair. Learn why prisons are unable, unprepared and unfit for caring for the mentally ill who so often end up in the criminal justice system.
By Jeffery A. King
In the midst of an influenza epidemic growing in severity, how can healthcare providers make ethical decisions about prioritizing care and protecting public health? Planning and collaboration is essential to prevent distrust when actions are carried out.
By Scot DuFour
In 1982, an innocent man was convicted of murder because two lawyers decided not to reveal the identity of the real killer. Learn more about the shocking case and why the lawyers maintained that they were simply adhering to a specific code of ethics.
By Doug Wylie
Corruption in correctional facilities is not new. What can administrators do to identify employees who might be particularly vulnerable to manipulation by inmates? AMU's criminal justice professor Michael Pittaro discusses ways to identify and stop manipulation and corruption.