by Alan Pyke Aug 2, 2015
"Try to invest in the people that's investing in themselves," one student in the Goucher Prison Education Partnership at Maryland's Jessup prison told Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Friday.
by Alan Pyke Jul 31, 2015
"Let him give us the kind of support that he knows, but for the grace of God, he would need himself.”
by Kira Lerner Jul 30, 2015
The 1,092 inmates will be immediately moved from the "disastrous" building.
by Aviva Shen Jul 29, 2015
A new federal lawsuit says correctional officers at an Alabama jail used giant snakes as a "means of torture, harassment, control and intimidation against the inmates."
by Alan Pyke Jul 17, 2015
Michigan is switching from one for-profit food vendor in its prisons to another after a litany of health and safety scandals.
by Nicole Flatow May 12, 2015
One former prison mental health counselor started to develop his own mental health crisis after daily exposure to prison abuse.
by Carimah Townes May 4, 2015
"When she said we're not going to have mass incarcerations in the future, what is she referring to?"
by Carimah Townes Apr 20, 2015
87 percent of employers conduct criminal background checks.
by Zack Ford Apr 12, 2015
A transgender inmate's hormone therapy has been restored, but at doses too low to actually help her.
by Carimah Townes Apr 10, 2015
Sadly, jail cell pregnancy is a reality for many women.