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The Supreme Court: Punishing Students

Punishing StudentsThe Supreme CourtEducating Our KidsPunishing StudentsTesting for DrugsDealing with Sexual HarassmentLegalizing School Vouchers Schools always struggle with the issue of how …

Crime & Law Enforcement

Cite Find crime data and statistics, “Ten Most Wanted” list, incarceration, capital punishment, women on death row, and more. Crime DataLaw EnforcementIncarceration…

Defining Hate Crimes

No longer a Black and White issue by Ricco Villanueva Siasoco This article was posted on August 18, 1999. Buford O. Furrow opened fire at a Jewish community center. The avowed Whi…

Percent of State and Federal Inmates, by Race

Percent of State and Federal Inmates, by Race 19902001White35.6%36.1%Black44.546.3Hispanic17.4%15.6%Other2.52.0Source: Prisoners in 2001, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.State Prison Inmates…

Prison Population Exceeds Two Million

According to a Justice Department report released in July 2003, the U.S. prison population surpassed 2 million for the first time—2,166,260 people were incarcerated in prisons or jails …