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Trump's Vague Commitment to Criminal Justice Reform: The President's Daughter Says 'We're Just Getting Started,' but His Campaign Has Not Offered Any Details Sep. 02, 2020

Jacob Sullum

Alice Johnson's appearance at the Republican National Convention last week was a rebuke to Democrati... Read More

Your Father Is Addicted -- So Speak Up Now Aug. 25, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 16 and have a father who has been in jail twice because he was arrested for drunk d... Read More

I'm Still Daddy's Little Girl Jul. 07, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My father died four years ago, and this brought me great pain because I loved him very ... Read More

Isolation a Prime Risk Factor for Suicide May. 29, 2020

Daily Editorials

So in the era of the pandemic when isolation is being enforced, our community must also confront the... Read More

May 28, 2020 May. 28, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My father was in prison for my entire childhood. I am now 23 and have managed to build a... Read More

Time Well Spent in London's Clink Prison May. 10, 2020

Travel and Adventure

By Sharon Whitley Larsen "What did you do in London?" several friends inquired about my trip there. ... Read More

Prisoners Need COVID-19 Protection, Too Apr. 18, 2020

Diane Dimond

These days, we are all worried about those most susceptible to the ravages of the COVID-19 virus ... Read More

Short Takes On Cosby, Good Dogs and Bad People Dec. 30, 2019

Daily Editorials

Appreciating the Beauty of Science Last week's Miss America pageant scored some important firsts, in... Read More

Corrupting Our Social Norms Dec. 18, 2019

Walter E. Williams

Here are several questions for biologists and medical professionals: If a person is found to have XY... Read More

Pardon My Turkey Dec. 02, 2019

Marc Dion

Heavy lies the head that wears the turkey. Pres. Donald Trump pardoned two turkeys just before Thank... Read More

At 17 I Was Busted for Robbery Nov. 16, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm not a teenager, but I still read your column regularly. Since I've done a nice job ... Read More

The 'Prison Groupie' Syndrome Nov. 16, 2019

Diane Dimond

Here's a word from the field of crime I'm betting you've never heard before: hybristophilia. It's pr... Read More

Disproportionalities: Whose Fault? Nov. 06, 2019

Walter E. Williams

Jews have been awarded 40% of the Nobel Prizes in economics, 30% of those in medicine, 25% in physic... Read More

Reentry Nov. 06, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

All is not lost when someone ends up behind bars — especially if he or she is incarcerated in ... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Nov. 03, 2019

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

Harris Shuns Like-Minded Crowd Because of Trump Nov. 03, 2019

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — Maybe because she's from San Francisco, Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris believes sh... Read More

If You Share Your DNA, Should You Expect Privacy? Oct. 19, 2019

Diane Dimond

Imagine a day when hardly anyone is able to get away with murder. Think about that. If there were a ... Read More

First Thing, Let's Fire All the Cops Oct. 18, 2019

Ted Rall

In the latest shooting of an innocent civilian by a trigger-happy police officer, a white Fort Worth... Read More

A License for Outrageous Police Conduct: Qualified Immunity Protects Cops From Liability for Actions That Would Land Ordinary People in Jail Sep. 25, 2019

Jacob Sullum

When a police officer illegally arrests a photographer for taking pictures, can the officer be sued ... Read More

Criminologists Mislead Us Sep. 04, 2019

Walter E. Williams

John Paul Wright, professor at University of Cincinnati, and Matthew DeLisi professor at Iowa State ... Read More