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.
To the Rehnquist Court, criminal justice is all too often a technical matter best left to the states.
Welcome to Corcoran State Prison, 170 miles northwest of Los Angeles in the San Joaquin Valley; built at a cost of $271.9 million on what was once Tulare Lake, home of the Tachi Indians; opened i
This past winter both Edwin Meese and Gen. Barry McCaffrey expressed surprising misgivings about the current direction of the War on Drugs.
James Neal is a short, muscular man with close-cropped hair who has spent the past twelve years behind bars for armed robbery.
Not so long ago politicians campaigned by kissing babies. Today, they
lock children in jail.