One former inmate says he refused a vasectomy and was required to serve an additional 30 days
In an unusual response to concerns raised by a nonprofit, the researchers decided to model themselves.
Just because someone is in prison doesn’t mean they should be denied basic human rights.
It doesn’t always succeed, but I love the way 'Orange is the New Black' continues to push at the boundaries of comedy and TV.
Games and the Guantánamo Bay detention facility have a long, contentious history.
Nikki Listau, Deundrez Woods, and Tanisha Jefferson all died last year in Madison County Jail, Alabama, Three lawsuits filed this month claim their deaths could be avoided with better medical care.
Pennsylvania just passed a law targeting the "obscene celebrity" cultivated by prisoners. But for many inmates, writing is the only way out of a life of drugs and crime.
Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova have likened their prosecution and detention following a controversial “punk prayer” to torture.
The activist leaves Rikers with horror stories from within. Her message illustrates how others are silenced.
How much would you spend on prison food? In Elko County, Nevada, inmates won’t be able to decide, because the County Commission has approved a proposal to charge inmates for meals.