Future of Incarceration
A field trip to jails and prisons after Trump's election suggests criminal justice reform will continue even if the feds don't make it easy.
How the director of operations at the Center for Court Innovation in New York City is working to create a fairer criminal justice system.
From bail and court hearings, to mental health and criminal charges themselves, the concept of diversion—or preventing people from ending up behind bars—is being redefined.
You don't see what I've seen and then just come out and be OK and adjust. We should get PTSD treatment for this shit.
With ongoing demands to downsize, figuring out what to do with America's massive inmate population is one of the greatest challenges to criminal justice reform.
To win support for the resources and programs America's incarcerated people need, the public has to see what life is really like behind bars.
"If they had no mental health issues before they entered solitary, they do now!" was our unofficial mantra.
As America reconsidered mass incarceration, some citizens of "prison towns" were watching with bated breath.
Criminal justice reform needs to happen, even under President Trump.
Most of my time on parole and in college was spent in self-imposed anonymity. Then I learned how to fight back and became an agent of change for a broken system.