The Costs and Benefits of the Electronic Tagging of Criminals

Overcrowding of prisons is putting pressure on criminal justice systems to use alternatives to custodial sentences. Electronic tagging is one method which can be used either instead of, or to reduce the length of, a prison sentence or as part of a non-custodial sentence. This is in effect a form of house arrest or . . . → Read More: The Costs and Benefits of the Electronic Tagging of Criminals

Never Mind Social Security: Are Your Retirement Pensions at Risk, Too?

As America grows old, it is faced with a new threat – that of retirement poverty. Americans are not saving enough for retirement. In an attempt to combat this new threat of retirement poverty, in August 2006 President Bush signed into law the Pension Protection Act. This act was passed to ensure that companies’ . . . → Read More: Never Mind Social Security: Are Your Retirement Pensions at Risk, Too?