Nation Topics - Jails and Prisons
News and Features
For inmates with disabilities who are routinely denied their mental or physical needs, incarceration can be a nightmarish fight for survival.
The strikers are calling for an end to long-term solitary confinement and better prison conditions.
How to pre-convict and pre-punish an American Muslim.
Following a landmark court ruling, the state is on deadline to release tens of thousands of people from prison. Is it succeeding?
As the hunger strike approaches its 100th day on May 17, 100 prisoners are refusing food.
With huge profits at stake, CCA and the Geo Group are pushing discreetly for enforcement-heavy immigration reform.
By providing free instruments, we use music to help rehabilitate prison inmates.
Cases like that of Weldon Angelos, who was given a fifty-five-year sentence for selling marijuana, cry out for mercy. But calls for clemency have fallen on deaf ears.
The time has never been better to stop this colossal waste of money, resources and, most importantly, lives.
As people who have devoted our lives to forging a more peaceful and just world, we salute Manning's courage and condemn his treatment at the hands of the government.
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