Critics say the Drug Enforcement Administration has fueled mass incarceration and is a “100 percent failure” at curbing drug trafficking.
On his third full day on the job, he fired the heads of the gang and homicide units, and at least five other prosecutors.
"We didn't know about this and we never would have allowed it if we had,” Bloomberg spokesperson Julie Wood said in a statement.
Our jails are overflowing with raw sewage, leaky ceilings, mold and insects. Some cities are trying to fix the damage.
Bland was jailed after an encounter with a Texas cop over a minor traffic violation. Three days later she was found hanged in her cell.
The jail has become the largest mental health care provider in the US.
"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
A new multimedia tablet program means that inmates will be unable to keep the mp3s and players they purchased under a previous for-profit program.
LeslieAnn Manning says she was raped by another inmate in 2013. Five years later, she won a historic sum from the state — but she's still locked up in a men's facility.
The actor investigates the juvenile justice system on the season premiere of 'VICE' on HBO.