by Carimah Townes Oct 8, 2015
How cop dramas glorify the criminal justice system.
by Carimah Townes Oct 2, 2015
"Get this over with."
by Bryce Covert Oct 2, 2015
The lawsuit alleges the town was in cahoots with the company, both making money off the scheme.
by Carimah Townes Oct 1, 2015
"It begins to exercise the muscle for bigger reforms in the future."
by Carimah Townes Sep 30, 2015
The company has benefited from inmate labor since 2011.
by Carimah Townes & Aviva Shen Sep 30, 2015
Witnesses say she sang "Amazing Grace" as she was put to death.
by Carimah Townes Sep 28, 2015
The number of arrests doesn't match up with public support for legalization.
by Ian Millhiser Sep 24, 2015
A half-century-old law, enacted to prohibit the kind of knives that Nazi Germany used to distribute to paratroopers, is instead being used to arrest ordinary workers who carry pocketknives to use on the job.
by Bryce Covert Sep 23, 2015
Debtors' prisons were abolished in the 1800s, but a modern version has made a comeback across the country.
by Carimah Townes Sep 17, 2015
"Study after study after study has shown private prisons are not cheaper, they are not safer, and they do not provide better outcomes for either the prisoners or the state."