How to make drug courts work

If drug courts are going to succeed, they need to start treating harder cases.

By Harold Pollack, Eric Sevigny and Peter Reuter. April 26, 2013

Why are mass shootings becoming more common?

Out of the 12 deadliest shootings in U.S. history, six have happened since 2007. In fact, the number of mass shootings appears to be increasing of late even as the overall homicide rate has dropped. Why is that?

How organized crime groups are destroying the rain forests

The phrase "organized crime" conjures up images of drug trafficking or stolen-car rings. But the illegal logging trade is just as lucrative — and far more destructive. Up to 90 percent of forestry in key tropical nations is now controlled by criminal groups, according to a new report from the U.N. and Interpol.