Guns on Campus

CQ Researcher

Would concealed handguns make colleges safer?

As students and faculty walked across the Ohio State University campus in Columbus

Child Welfare

CQ Researcher

Should more be done to protect children?

For months, the tiny girl was known to investigators only as “Baby Doe.” Weighing just 30 pounds, her body had been found in June 2015, wrapped in a blanket inside a plastic garbage bag that had washed ashore on Deer Island in Boston Harbor. When authorities later identified

Immigration: Will Congress Act in 2017?

The debate over U.S. immigration — both documented and undocumented — is heating up because of the presidential campaign and continued partisan deadlock in Congress on the issue. Both major party candidates and many congressional leaders promise a fresh start on immigration legislation in 2017, particularly in the wake of the Supreme Court’s June ruling that blocked

Restorative Justice


CQ Researcher

Can it help victims and rehabilitate criminals?

As calls for criminal justice reform grow louder, some social workers, religious leaders and legal experts want to expand the use of an alternative, non-punitive system of justice for cases ranging from student conflicts to assaults involving adults. They say that “restorative