A Russian national accused of hacking into US retail computer systems was arrested and ordered to face criminal charges, officials said Monday.
Recently released data from a Arkansas Department of Correction survey reveals that the level of financial literacy among inmates is even lower than that of the typical American consumer.
University of Leicester academic Professor Sally Kyd Cunningham suggests new Government laws could fail as a deterrent against crimes committed while driving
The US Supreme Court said Monday it would rule on whether violent threats posted on social media could merit criminal charges, or whether they are protected as free speech.
Microsoft is challenging a US court order that would require it to hand over data from an overseas server in a test of the reach of American law enforcement.
A UC Davis study comparing violent misdemeanor convictions with their original criminal charges has found that subsequent violent crimes could be prevented if criminal charges were reduced less often during plea bargaining.
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts has developed a type of bar coding system that would be almost impossible for criminals to thwart. As the team describes in their paper ...
Should we be able to watch a man being tasered to death? That's a question being asked by legal scholar Katherine Biber who is researching what she calls the cultural afterlife of criminal evidence.
The Hamilton Project, an economic policy initiative of the Brookings Institution, published a memo earlier this month that highlighted the economic costs of crime and incarceration in the United States.
Given the minimal impact of long prison sentences on crime prevention and the negative social consequences and burdensome financial costs of U.S. incarceration rates, which have more than quadrupled in the last four decades, ...