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True Story: I Fell in Love With a Felon

Ravishly | Posted 09.09.2014 | Women
Ravishly

Zangeif got in a work-release program. This meant that he was allowed to work while in jail. At every shift, I drove to his restaurant and had sneaky makeout sessions with him. I'd be lying if I said that his sentence provided no additional thrill -- defiance is hot.

Art as Restorative Justice in Brooklyn

NYC-ARTS | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

Thanks to a 2013 "Our Town" grant announced last week by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), one might envy Brownsville as the place to be for ...

An Invitation to Step Outside

Catherine Gobron | Posted 04.13.2013 | Parents
Catherine Gobron

As it turns out, how people behave in one setting does not predict how they will behave in a very different setting.

L.A. Riots: A Rose Grows Through Concrete 20 Years Later

Carol Biondi | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Carol Biondi

Twenty years after the L.A. riots, can philanthropy play a meaningful role in addressing the gross over-representation of Black males in prisons and correctional facilities in California?

20 Years After L.A. Riots, Nonprofit Fights Prejudices, Advocates A Better First Chance

Carol Biondi | Posted 07.03.2012 | Impact
Carol Biondi

Twenty years after the L.A. riots, can philanthropy play a meaningful role in addressing the gross over-representation of Black males in prisons and correctional facilities in California?

Aaron Sankin

Cyclist Who Killed Grandma Gets Probation

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.13.2012 | San Francisco

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi isn't the only San Francisco resident to strike a controversial plea deal from the District Attorney's office this week. On ...

Casey Anthony's Lawyers Fight To Keep Her Out Of Florida

Posted 10.15.2011 | Crime

Casey Anthony is not going back to Orange County, Fla., without a fight. Lawyers representing Anthony will appeal a court order mandating her to re...

Casey Anthony Ordered Back To Florida

AP | By MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 10.12.2011 | Crime

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Casey Anthony must return to Orlando within two weeks to serve a year's probation for check fraud, a Florida judge ruled Friday. J...

David Lohr

Casey Anthony’s Attorneys Challenge Judge's Order To Return To Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.03.2011 | Crime

Casey Anthony's legal team has filed an emergency motion for a hearing to "quash, vacate and set aside" a recent court order requiring Anthony to retu...

(WATCH) Georgia Mom Weighs New Trial Offer In Son's Jaywalking Death

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Crime

MARIETTA, Ga. -- A Georgia woman spared jail time for her vehicular homicide conviction in the death of her 4-year-old son, who was struck by a van as...

Los Angeles County: "Oz Without the Wizard," Part 2

Constance L. Rice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Constance L. Rice

When Google instantly links "Los Angeles County Probation" to phrases like "scandal plagued," "rampant corruption," and "where mayhem has reigned for years," it just might be time to call in the cavalry.

Los Angeles County: "Oz Without the Wizard"

Constance L. Rice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Constance L. Rice

Next to employees charged with sexually exploiting, staging gladiator fights and pepper spraying handcuffed children in their custody, the drunks at LA County Probation look like Employees of the Month.

The Insanity of Sentencing Minors to Adult Prison: The Maryland Study

Jacqueline Caster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacqueline Caster

In the clear majority of cases, charging children as adults in the criminal system makes no sense. In fact, it actually has the perverse effect of increasing recidivism rates.

Should Reggie Bush Have Apologized to Pat Haden for Being on the Take?

Dexter Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

If athletes are responsible for creating huge sums of revenue they should have access to some of the dough. Athletes should receive a stipend that acknowledges their efforts.

Lucia Graves

BP Gets Preferential Treatment Compared To Lindsay Lohan, Says Lawyer Suing Oil Giant

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

David Perry, the lawyer suing BP over the safety of its Atlantis deepwater oil drilling platform, says that there is a double standard in the legal sy...

Probation Needs Justice

Mark Ridley-Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mark Ridley-Thomas

How severe is the crisis in the Los Angeles Probation Department? Consider this: some of the worst offenders the department must handle are, regrettably, on its staff.

No Justice, No Jail for Lindsay Lohan

Stacy Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stacy Schneider

Although Lindsay didn't get jail time this time, when she got treated differently from everyone else, she also didn't get justice.

Florida Law Leads To Shantytown For Banished Sex Offenders

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

They used to be invisible, the four or five convicted sex offenders camping out on the Julia Tuttle Causeway connecting Miami to Miami Beach. But for ...