Three-strikes law fails to reduce crime

California's three-strikes law has not reduced violent crime, but has contributed significantly to the state's financial woes by substantially increasing the prison population, according to a University of California, Riverside ...

Study suggests imprisonment does not deter future crime

A team of researchers from the University of California, the University of Michigan, Kaiser Permanente Colorado Institute for Health Research, the State University of New York and the University of Colorado School of Medicine ...

Why young people commit crime and how moral education could help

There is a significant link between moral emotions and offending behavior in young people. Moral emotions are learnt—and more attention needs to be given to the teaching of morals in childhood to address this link between ...

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