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Why Prison Reform Is Good for All of Us

David Chura | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
David Chura

When you look at prison conditions honestly, without the filter of righteousness, how could you not see that the present system only breeds anger and resentment, hostility and hopelessness in offenders, and finally leads to more crime?

U.S. Laws Defy Basic Rules Of Justice: Report

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

Too many laws in the U.S defy basic human rights principles of justice by resorting to overly punitive sentences for nonviolent and low-level crimes, ...

Lent: A Reflection On The Sin of Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentencing

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.30.2012 | Religion
Michele Somerville

When a life sentence stands between a child and redemption, it's a cross of sorrow we all bear. When we adults allow the penalty to get the best of an imprisoned child, we all lose.