October 5, 2018, 2pm PDT
Simply put, this scholar says, it comes down to race. With far fewer non-white urban residents, Canadian cities didn't fall prey to the redlining, white flight, and incarceration problems that so heavily impacted cities like Detroit.
August 8, 2018, 12pm PDT
For doctors trying to provide mental health care to people who are incarcerated or detained by the New York City Department of Corrections, city jails pose a challenge — and provide an opportunity.
June 19, 2018, 10am PDT
Where do the street trees come from, and where does the compost go? Rikers Island was New York City's growing outpost for years. But does “greening” the jail always improve things for prisoners?
January 29, 2018, 1pm PST
With Campus Kilpatrick, Los Angeles County has made a serious investment in progressive design to support progressive programming.
January 18, 2018, 8am PST
The drop in crime in cities has extended American life expectancies, especially those of black men, and brought more wealthy people into urban areas.
November 30, 2017, 6am PST
A city-county land swap will allow Dan Gilbert to reimagine a former jail, plus build an entirely new one.
December 16, 2016, 5am PST
Washington, D.C. might prohibit landlords from asking tenants for criminal histories, at least at first pass.
September 8, 2008, 9am PDT
Neal Pierce looks at America's addiction to incarceration and drug prohibition and wonders what -- if anything -- the presidential candidates would do to change the country's course.
February 29, 2008, 7am PST
<p>A new report from a non-profit, non-partisan California think tank finds that immigrants, both legal and undocumented, have lower rates of incarceration and criminal activity in California than the U.S.-born population.</p>