Report Shows Prison Population Increases, Decreases

The Sentencing Project, a Washington-based research and advocacy group, released new data on April 8 showing incarceration trends across the U.S.

Women Outpace Men Nationally in Incarceration Rates

Though men still make up a vast majority of both state and federal prison populations, the percentage of female inmates nationwide is steadily increasing.

New Study Demonstrates Upswing in Life Sentences

A study released details the rise of inmates serving life sentences even though serious, violent crimes have been declining for the past 20 years.