Death Row Inmates Are Selling Their Art on Etsy (and It's Beautiful)
“I’m not saying these men shouldn’t be [held accountable] for what they have done. I’m trying to show that they can be more than the sum of their mistakes.”
Jay Z and Yo Gotti Are Helping 29 Mississippi Inmates Sue Prison Officials
A new complaint alleges underfunding and understaffing have resulted in "prisons where violence reigns."
Riots, Inmate Deaths, and Escapes: What We Know About Mississippi’s Prison Lockdown
Two inmates escaped and five people died across three facilities, with some of the violence thought to be gang-related.
A$AP's Mob Is Coming for Sweden
The rapper's team says his "inhumane" prison conditions include solitary confinement and a neighboring inmate who throws his own feces
A Trans Woman Died at Rikers: “The City Failed to Protect Layleen”
The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell Saturday.
Kim Kardashian West Is Trying To Free A Man Convicted of Killing Children at a Sleepover
The mother of an 11-year-old victim says she's causing "immense pain."
Stabbings, gang rapes, and rats: DOJ gives Alabama 49 days to fix "cruel and unusual" prisons
The DOJ released a scathing 56-page report on Wednesday that details the "deplorable conditions" in 16 Alabama prisons.
'Starving The Beast': The Women Working To Close a Misused Atlanta Jail
Marilynn Winn, a formerly incarcerated 68-year-old Black woman, wants to repurpose Atlanta City Detention Center into a wellness and freedom center for the local community.
The Prison System Is a Nightmare, but Not for the Reasons You Think
How it's become an agency of social control.
Federal judges are giving out shorter sentences in 30 cities since a key Supreme Court case
The Booker decision gave judges significantly more discretion to issue sentences that are harsher or more lenient than federal guidelines.
What It's Like Inside an 'Open' Prison
"Being in prison causes a lot of anguish. There’s nothing more than that, so we have to find a way to make confinement beneficial and not just a punishment."
Here's what the prison reform bill actually does — and doesn't do
It's a watershed moment in prison reform. Now it's up to the states, which house more than 90% of U.S. inmates.