WASHINGTON (RNS) An interfaith coalition is urging Congress to end solitary confinement, which they said is a “harmful, costly, and ineffective practice.'' By Chris Lisee.
Articles tagged “crime and punishment”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) As the trial begins for the pope's former butler, the court system of the world's smallest nation comes into the spotlight. And sentences are less harsh than one might expect. By Alessandro Speciale.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The campaign to abolish the death penalty has been freshly invigorated this month in a series of actions that supporters say represents increasing evidence that America may be losing its taste for capital punishment. By Kevin Johnson/USA Today.