Liliana Segura is Associate Editor of The Nation. She also writes about prisons and harsh sentencing. Follow her on Twitter at @lilianasegura.
The prisoners’ list of “demands” should concern anyone who believes in basic human rights for prisoners.
The author of The New Jim Crow says that it will take a grassroots movement to tackle our country’s addiction to mass incarceration.
Because of a lethal injection drug shortage, some death penalty states have started tinkering with the drug cocktail used in the procedure. But in their rush to kill inmates, are officials breaking the law?