President Obama's security detail still brands ex-cons—regardless of the nature of their crime or what they've been up to since—as suspect.
Thanks to mandatory minimum sentencing, Deadheads like Tim Tyler—who has been locked up for almost a quarter of a century—are missing out on the Grateful Dead 50th anniversary shows this weekend.
The preventative detention unit at Tegel Prison in Berlin offers a radically different way to approach those felons Americans might call the "worst of the worst."
Details in the press about the prison break have grown increasingly lurid, with tales of large penises, sex on railroad tracks and a bizarre spousal murder plot.
Searching for a better life, a wave of African immigrants have taken jobs as corrections officers in the Lone Star State.
'Satanic abuse' cases in the 80s and 90s centered on sensational tales of animal sacrifices, murders of babies and violent orgies that children were sworn to keep secret by powerful cabals of daycare workers.
The true story of a failed bomb plot, an 18-year-old informant, and a massive fuck-up by the US government.
One inmate says that prison gangs and even guards team up to assault and sometimes kill sex offenders.
We asked a female corrections officer and a longtime prisoner for some perspective on why and how inmates manipulate the people who are supposed to be overseeing them.