Just Detention International

  • Prisons Treat Transgender Inmates Like Shit — This Lawsuit Could Change That

    A judge is forcing Maryland to overhaul its treatment of transgender inmates due to one woman's lawsuit that alleges guards at one Maryland facility treated her like a "circus act" and encouraged her to commit suicide.

  • Is Prison Rape on the Rise?

    More prisoners are claiming to be victims of sexual abuse. Whether that's because there's been an increase in rape or an improvement in reporting is unclear, but either way almost no one who rapes an inmate ever gets convicted of a crime.