Public defenders in New York City are actually trying to get immigrant clients sent to Rikers to avoid the feds—and deportation.
After decades of brutal incidents in the notorious jail complex, reformers are getting closer to the ultimate prize.
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.
In 2016, a nuclear option arose when it came to Rikers Island, the notorious NYC jail: Shut the whole thing down.
His log of life at Rikers Island is out on October 11
“Gatorade is Liquid Gold in This Bitch” and Other Excerpts from Lil Wayne’s Soon-To-Be-Released Prison Memoir
The rapper's prison journals are being published by Penguin this October.
HBO's legal drama is not a show about justice, but the justice system. And never has that difference been more apparent than on Sunday's episode.
"The funniest thing is, I love the system," he tells us from the notorious New York City jail.