Life without parole is a sentence that leaves no room for hope or for rehabilitation. The Abolitionist Law Project, in a recently released report, calls it "Death By Incarceration."
Kim Jong Un has yet to make any serious moves towards denuclearization and a Trump peace declaration now may convince him he can keep the weapons he has.
Kids are perceptive. They know what schools should and can look like, and they know they don't have them
Margate is where Lucy belongs.
hiladelphia's anti-poverty office combats poverty only insofar as it employs a bunch of do-nothing bureaucrats with no mandate and no accomplishments.
With civil forfeiture, it is a person's property-not the individual himself-that is on trial.
Corey Leech is a tragic hero of the Pennsylvania Catholic clergy abuse investigations. As the institution yet again fights to shield itself from lawsuits by victims in the days ahead, his saga should guide lawmakers to do the right thing.
Bert and Ernie are not gay.
As Barack Obama comes to Philly to rally Democrats this week, the question looms: Can anyone - even the popular ex-president - unite a party still fractured along the fault lines exposed in the 2016 election?
Incarcerated people's lives matter, too.
A wedding I attended in Atlanta this past weekend between a brilliant Afghan writer seeking asylum and a Chinese-born PhD. candidate at Stanford was the perfect example of the idiocy of current Trump efforts to slash legal immigration.
The city's criminal-warrant loophole is legally brilliant, but morally bankrupt. Why is all that effort devoted to noncitizens, people who don't belong here in the first place?
Experts don't know much about the political behavior of post-millennials (born after 1997) because they are just now reaching voting age, but clearly the old guard is worried.