In 2002, Republicans on a House Judiciary subcommittee trained their sights on an unlikely target: conservative Judge James Rosenbaum, Chief Judge of the US District Court for the Minnesota Distr
Nearly 5 million Americans can't vote because of felony convictions.
In his State of the Union speech this past January, President Bush
appeared to make a compassionate gesture toward children with
incarcerated parents when he proposed an initiative that would i
Kathy Boudin's parole from Bedford Hills Correctional Facility after
twenty-two years is welcome and overdue.
A budget crisis and a prison boom make the states a vanguard for drug reform.
The billboard at the east entrance to the remote rural village of Tamms,
Illinois, reads "Tamms: The First Super Max," and below, in lowercase
letters, "a good place to live." Inmates at Tamms,
I went to a reception the other night to celebrate the efforts of a
group called the Innocence Project, which provides legal assistance to
prisoners for whom the technology of DNA testing may n
Medical treatment in women's prisons ranges from brutal to nonexistent.
Roderick Johnson, a 33-year-old African-American Navy veteran from a small town in rural Texas, didn't ask for it. Prison did it to him, and his life will never be the same.
Just-released inmates with infectious diseases need continuous treatment.