A Woman Faces Life in Prison for Sharing Drugs in Jail
A 22-year-old woman overdosed and died in jail. A 24-year-old faces first-degree murder charges. Did the system fail them both?
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Over 100 Inmates Have Been Bailed Out in The Largest Mass Bail in History
Seventy-five per cent of the people on Rikers are eventually released without ever being sentenced to prison, which suggests most of the people there aren’t much of a threat to public safety.
PHOTOS: Life on the Streets of San Francisco Through the Lens of Ex-Inmates
Although free, these two men are still fighting to break free of the system.
How Men in Prison Reacted to Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation
"The hypocrisy in this country, and in our leaders, is astounding."
What Happens When Your Dad Raises Your Whole Family to Be Criminals
"Rooster Bogle would take his sons out once a week or so to visit a prison near Salem, Oregon where they lived and say, 'Look carefully, boys, because when you grow up, this is where you're going to live.'"
The #MeToo Movement Has Reached Prison
Prisoners have remained silent—some out of shame, others out of fear of retaliation, but most because that’s just the way it’s always been.
Portrait of an Unrepentant Murderer in Prison
I would never wish it on anyone, but there are just some people you can tell will be back in prison over and over again.
What It’s Like to Be a Cutter in Prison
This isn’t a place that provides treatment, help, or even empathy to those who suffer from stress, depression, and mental illness.
The Inmate I Took Under My Wing Didn't Survive Prison
I failed to realize that staying out of trouble is as much about mental health as it is about physical safety.
Kimberly Davoren as told to Mustafa Z. Mirza
All the Crazy Things I Saw in Prison During Hurricane Harvey
We were stuck in a ghost town, and ours were the only lives left.
A Cop Explains Why Curfews Don't Work
How a 90s panic spawned a toxic trend that doesn’t make you safer and can target kids of color.
How I Survived Cancer in Prison
I fought first for my rights, and then for my life.