Aug 10, 2014 — An analysis of federal data by an Oregon State University sociologist echoes earlier research suggesting that white inmates are underrepresented at private prisons relative to public facilities.
Mar 13, 2014 — A recent study found that the populations of for-profit prisons tend to be younger, which correlates with a skew toward more black and Latino inmates than in publicly run prisons.
Aug 1, 2013 — Victims of bullies are more likely to be arrested and jailed as young adults than people who weren't bullied in childhood, a study finds. And young women are having more problems than young men.
Nov 26, 2012 — A growing number of teenage girls are incarcerated each year. Many have injuries consistent with sexual assault, and up to a third are or have been pregnant. But the care provided in detention is often inadequate for girls because the assessment of their needs misses the mark.
Apr 15, 2009 — Do you find it interesting to know that undocumented immigrants are more likely than U.S.-born residents of legal immigrants to live in a household with a spouse or children? ...