by Carimah Townes Oct 20, 2015
How LGBT people are treated in correctional facilities throughout the country.
by Scott Keyes Oct 15, 2015
This year is the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment.
by Bryce Covert Oct 1, 2015
The agency's chairman has proposed capping rates that reach $17 for a 15-minute call.
by Zack Ford Sep 24, 2015
A transgender woman has found relief after being constantly harassed by prison staff and held in solitary confinement.
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 Alan Pyke Sep 22, 2015
The inmates Pope Francis visits this weekend must rely on for-profit corporations for health care, food, and communication with the outside world.
by Alan Pyke Sep 13, 2015
Aramark will charge you $5 for a pin commemorating Pope Francis' impending U.S. visit, but it won't say what it charges to provide meals in for-profit prison kitchens.
by Carimah Townes Sep 9, 2015
The chief prosecutor's report claims the 5'4 woman seemed to possess "superhuman strength" that forced the deputies to shock her four times.
by Carimah Townes Sep 3, 2015
“Research is showing us that in many cases segregation doesn’t work and is causing more harm than good."
by Aviva Shen Aug 29, 2015
He spent four months in jail for stealing a Mountain Dew, a Snickers bar and a Zebra Cake.