Over the past 50 years, an era of mass incarceration took shape in the US as politicians raced to erect a sprawling detention system. Today, the country locks up more people than any other on the planet.
Fishkill Correctional Facility is haunted by more than just ghosts.
We spoke with Orange Is the New Black actress Selenis Leyva and former real-life inmate, Joanne Archibald, about the challenges and realities of rearing a child from behind bars.
Half a century ago, state mental hospitals closed after a series of horrific abuses – but in the aftermath, many mentally ill people were forced onto the streets or into jails. Now some are arguing it's time to bring these institutions back.
Paños basically show that even the most hardened criminals make their mother a hand-drawn card on Mother's day.
The Golden State has been an archetype of the US prison boom since the War on Drugs began, but now it's joining the mass incarceration reform wave.
It's the first decline since 1980.
Murder, mayhem, and meditation at Salinas Valley State Prison.
A whole bunch of prison newsletters are about to be declared "obscene" and banned.