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.
by Zack Ford Aug 19, 2015
Chelsea Manning's expired toothpaste and Vanity Fair magazine could keep her in medium security for longer and complicate future parole hearings.
by Natasha Geiling Aug 13, 2015
As climate change threatens to make fire season worse and prison reforms are reducing the state's source of cheap labor, California is reckoning with how it will fight fires in the future.