Opioid users referred for treatment by the criminal justice system were 10 times less likely to receive evidence-based treatments such as methadone than those referred by other sources.
One-third of African American men have been convicted of a felony, according to data recently published in Demography. For white men, the figure is less than half that.
A new study suggests a link between certain facial features and the severity of the punishment a judge assigns to felony crime.
Release from prison during an economic upswing may reduce the chance an offender returns to jail, a new study finds.