Bill Clinton and the Pataki administration made a huge mistake when they signed legislation in the mid-1990s that blocked state prisoners from obtaining a college education from their cells. That's the finding of a report released Friday by the Correctional Association of New York, a leading p ... More >>
New report shows New York police arresting schoolchildren for non-crimes
Thankfully, there's no term limit on the Constitution and its protection of students
Maysles focuses on turning Harlem kids into auteurs
The fight for legislation to help young prostitutes
Village resident, journalist, and criminologist David Anderson died last week and will be remembered Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Quakers' Brooklyn Meeting House at 110 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn. A member of the New York Times editorial board for 12 years, Anderson, 62, was a booming voice for wh ... More >>
Court change means some kids have less than a snowball's chance of staying out of hell
Politicians Posture but Rockefeller Reforms Still Elusive
Will Remaining Millions Be Unchained as Well?
New Skool Versus Old School in Greenwich Village
Youth Rally to Halt Millions for Juvenile Facility Expansion
With Silvers Support, New York Gets Best Chance to Fix Rockefeller Drug Laws
Graffiti Campaign Demands 'No More Prisons'
Just before Christmas Governor Pataki is expected to commute the sentences of a few state prisoners. Will any of these women get lucky?
A new study blasts state spending priorities
Governor Rockefeller started the war on drugs in 1973. His laws have packed prisons, cost billions, and failed to stop the drug trade. On the 25th anniversary, there's new momentum for change.