by Kira Lerner Posted on February 13, 2015 Updated: February 14, 2015
Inmates who update Facebook frequently are spending more time in isolation than those who commit violent offenses like murder behind bars.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on January 7, 2015
Pennsylvania's Department of Corrections will phase out solitary confinement for mentally ill inmates by mid-2016.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on August 5, 2014 Updated: August 20, 2014
A federal prosecutor called Rikers Island "a corrections crucible that seems more inspired by Lord of the Flies than any philosophy of human detention."
by Christie Thompson Posted on April 25, 2014 Updated: April 25, 2014
Muslim and politically active inmates are being locked away in secretive units where they are cut off from nearly all contact with family and friends.