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.
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
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.