Jails and Prisons

Prisoners at a prison in Tel Mond, Israel, 2004.

Bringing a Seminal Palestinian Resistance Novel to the World Bringing a Seminal Palestinian Resistance Novel to the World

Talking with the translators of Wissam Rafeedie's The Trinity of Fundamentals, a book whose genesis is as extraordinary as its contents.

Apr 19, 2024 / Q&A / Rayan El Amine

O.J. Simpson tries on glove during trial

O.J. Simpson Proved That With Enough Money You Can Get Away With Murder O.J. Simpson Proved That With Enough Money You Can Get Away With Murder

The accused killer won and lost in court depending on his bank account.

Apr 12, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Julian Assange in police vehicle

End the Persecution of Julian Assange End the Persecution of Julian Assange

The fifth anniversary of Assange’s imprisonment would be a good day for the Biden administration to end this sordid saga—before it ends the First Amendment.

Apr 11, 2024 / Chip Gibbons

Guantánamo Bay

Why I Continue to Write About Guantánamo Why I Continue to Write About Guantánamo

I’ve been covering the detention center since 2002, and I’ll continue to do so until it is eradicated—because I refuse to let this injustice be relegated to the past.

Apr 10, 2024 / Karen J. Greenberg

Pregnancy in Jails: A New Report Finds Flagrant Violations of Illinois Laws

Pregnancy in Jails: A New Report Finds Flagrant Violations of Illinois Laws Pregnancy in Jails: A New Report Finds Flagrant Violations of Illinois Laws

Jails throughout Illinois continually deny, restrict, interfere with, or discriminate against pregnant people’s rights to reproductive care.

Mar 29, 2024 / Victoria Law

It’s Time to Compost the Prison Plantation

It’s Time to Compost the Prison Plantation It’s Time to Compost the Prison Plantation

How agriculture is used to make mass incarceration seem humanitarian.

Mar 20, 2024 / Editorial / Joshua Sbicca and Carrie Chennault

A Kentucky state police cruiser.

Kentucky Is About to Pass the Cruelest Criminal-Justice Bill in America Kentucky Is About to Pass the Cruelest Criminal-Justice Bill in America

March 15, 2024 Kentucky Is About to Pass the Cruelest Criminal-Justice Bill in America The state is making it easier to kill homeless people on private property—and that’s just one…

Mar 15, 2024 / Paige Oamek and Rohan Montgomery

Prison Labor

Prison Labor Prison Labor

13th Amendment Farm.

Mar 13, 2024 / OppArt / Jen Sorensen

Donald Trump in a courtroom looking over his shoulder.

The Trumpian Consequences of Delaying Justice The Trumpian Consequences of Delaying Justice

Rather than rising to the moment, our courts seem to be succumbing to the uncertainty of it all.

Mar 6, 2024 / Karen J. Greenberg

End Mass Incarceration!

End Mass Incarceration! End Mass Incarceration!

Illuminating the reality of the prison system.

Feb 29, 2024 / OppArt / Hector Manuel Rodriguez

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