by Aviva Shen Feb 19, 2016
Woodfox is 69 years old. He has spent almost two-thirds of his life locked alone in a tiny cell.
by Carimah Townes Feb 8, 2016
The news comes almost a year after the Department of Justice confirmed that denying hormone therapy for transgender prisoners is cruel and unusual punishment.
by Emily Atkin & Carimah Townes Jan 19, 2016
What happens when the president frees you from prison?
by Bryce Covert Dec 2, 2015
Alexander City, Alabama says now no one will go to jail because they can't pay what they owe.
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.