A man portrayed as a ringleader in an international cyber scam that infected more than 4 million computers in over 100 countries pleaded guilty Wednesday.
Stricter state sentencing laws in Washington have swelled the ranks of inmates serving life sentences to nearly one in five.
As social creatures, we tend to mimic each other's posture, laughter, and other behaviors, including how we speak. Now a new study shows that people with similar views tend to more closely mirror, or align, each other's speech ...
Young offenders in late Victorian times were much less likely to go on to commit other crimes after serving a sentence in an institution than their counterparts today, new research shows.
Wayne Goodall, who will graduate with a PhD in Criminology tomorrow (Thursday), found that offenders committing similar crimes received different sentences depending on the location of the sentencing. Provincial circuits ...
A review of sentencing following the 2011 English riots has shown that sentences were much harsher than realised at first.
A Latino defendant convicted of murder who is poor is more likely to be sentenced to death by white jurors, a new study shows.
Australia's ineffective sentencing laws are failing to reduce crime and wasting taxpayer money that could be better spent on improvements to health and education, according to Deakin University Dean of Law Professor Mirko ...
NSW imprisonment rates have skyrocketed to an unprecedented high in the last 12 months despite a drop in crime rates.
About one in 25 inmates sentenced to death in the United States was likely wrongly convicted, a study said Monday.