by Christie Thompson Posted on July 1, 2014
As more nursing homes conclude that ex-offenders are bad for business, states are scrambling for solutions of where to house them.
by Carimah Townes Posted on June 21, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014
A new audit confirms that illegal sterilizations were completed in California prisons.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 18, 2014
Georgia and Missouri both killed death row inmates overnight, in the first executions since Oklahoma’s botched execution left Clayton Lockett to slowly suffocate for 43 minutes.
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by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 17, 2014
On medical marijuana, Clinton said more research is still needed.
The Department has a documented history of excessive force against those with mental illness.
by Carimah Townes Posted on June 13, 2014
If you're LGBT, a person of color, or disabled, you are more likely to get a harsh punishment in school -- and wind up with a criminal record.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 12, 2014 Updated: June 12, 2014
The findings of intimidation have halted Missouri's latest execution for now.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 12, 2014
Jail officials don't yet know what killed a 55-year-old mother of seven over the weekend, but she was only there because she couldn't pay her fines.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 6, 2014 Updated: June 6, 2014
The Long Island jail where parts of the second season was filmed is notorious for feces infestations, moldy food and showers, and medical neglect.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 4, 2014
An employee who planned to advocate for John Winfield's clemency called him "dedicated to helping those who are in pain."