Societal acceptance of physician-assisted suicide has been growing, but the costs aren't always so easy to see.
Gun violence is more than mass shootings in the news - many gun deaths are the result of suicide. Why have we overlooked this crisis?
Public opinion on capital punishment is shifting. Is this change justified?
The "Alcatraz of the South" has a troubling history. Once a private plantation, the "Bloodiest Prison in America" now uses mandatory labor and religious services as a means of moral rehabilitation. Can the gains ever outweigh the moral ills?
Ex post facto laws allow us to avoid retroactive legislation. But in the era after #MeToo, maybe there are some crimes that should be punished after the fact.
As the average life expectancy increases, those sentenced to life in prison are facing more punishment than previous generations.
Our societal notions of what "self defense" should mean is based largely on what an adult male might do in a situation. Such a definition failed Cyntoia Brown, was was sentenced to 51 years in prison for killing an abuser.
Netflix's Making a Murderer sometimes uses questionable practices to tell true crime stories. Among these methods is "brain fingerprinting."
What are the ethical ramifications of placing notorious or elderly criminals in prison systems where they are at risk for violent attack?
In the wake of the mass murder at a Pittsburgh synagogue, this article explores Secondary Antisemitism as a form of erasure of the struggles of jewish people and its connection to this attack.