US Attorney Preet Bharara says Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking too long to reform the notoriously horrific collection of jails.
Highlights from the year include: national security excesses, a double standard for the rich and poor, corruption, oligarchy, racially biased policing, and straight-up torture.
A rundown of the trends, deals, and major news stories that influenced the world of drugs over the past year.
"My photos move between darkness and light. It's sort of a history of South Africa and a history of my state of mind."
Drug smuggling is surging at many California county jails thanks in part to gang members getting pinched on purpose for minor offenses so they can take part in the lucrative contraband trade.
The gang was so powerful in a Baltimore city jail that its leader was having the guards deliver crab imperial and Grey Goose right to his cell, according to court documents.
Channel 4's documentary featured a paedophile "outing" himself. I spoke to NSPCC's sexual abuse chief to see where Britain goes next.
After serving 39 years for a crime he didn't commit, Ricky Jackson is tasting freedom this weekend.
For-profit prisons like healthy inmates, who tend to be young and black or Hispanic.
In 1979, Huntington Beach Police found hundreds of photographs of women taken by a murderer named Rodney Alcala. Many of the subjects are unidentified to this day.
A vacant 525-bed Oregon prison is being used to showcase America's obsession with mass incarceration.
Meeting Britain's "lost boys"—young men who've spent so much of their lives in Young Offenders' Institutes, they'd rather be inside than in the real world.
Meeting Britain's "lost boys"—young men who've spent so much of their lives in Young Offenders' Institutes that they'd rather be inside than in the real world.
This week seven members of the powerful race-based prison gang were sentenced for their roles in its culture of violence.
Douglass has been embraced by America, but not the bosses at Gitmo.
The author on why his book exposing Tony Blair and George W. Bush is banned in Guantánamo.
The Guantánamo detainee Ahmed Rabbani's favorite dish is a Tower of Babel made of food, a multi-story parking garage starring rice.
The margins, the twilight, the fringe of society—that's where the present first rolls over into the future, and this column aims to report from there.
I guess my tragedy starts from that first day when I was captured by bounty hunters.
Ian Cobain totally gets why his book is banned from Gitmo.
This banned book reflects the "legal nightmare" of Gitmo, argues Melvyn Bragg.
"In banning my novel, the custodians of Guantánamo have once again demonstrated their sensitivity and respect for human dignity."
If I were running an illegal detention center in a distant no man's land where prisoners could be held indefinitely and without trial I wouldn't want detainees to read Fyodor Dostoyevsky's masterpiece Crime and Punishment either.
How Terry Holdbrooks entered Gitmo a soldier and left a Muslim convert.