Who is responsible when an inmate commits suicide?

Jeffrey Epstein's suicidein New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality of inmates who kill themselves in America's jails and prisons.

Women's prisons: Why they do more harm than good

Sending women to prison, and removing them from their children and families, has long been seen as a contentious issue. Particularly given that women are predominately nonviolent offenders and tend to commit "victimless crimes"—such ...

Council of Europe explores AI to reshape prisons

From monitoring inmates on suicide watch to detecting cryptic messages in phone calls, artificial intelligence is reshaping the way prisons are run, a Council of Europe director said Wednesday.

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