prison

prison

All the Terrible Things You See and Learn as a Guard in a Private Prison

Journalist Shane Bauer worked undercover in a Louisiana prison for four months. What he discovered was shocking.
Seth Ferranti
11 hours ago
crime

My Father the Murderer

My father killed a man when I was 13 years old. Later that night, my grandad helped him hide the body.
Sara
9.12.18
Inside Outsider

South Australia's Worst Serial Killer Is Now Doing Tarot Readings in Prison

Serial killer Paul Haigh was banned from using tarot cards because they featured illustrations of naked women. He took the case to the Supreme Court.
Mahmood Fazal
9.12.18
university guide 2018

This Is What It's Like to Get Your Degree in Prison

Studying in prison can feel like a long and lonely journey.
Shani Pedersen
9.11.18
immigration

Trump Is Still Desperately Trying to Keep Migrant Children Locked Up

Under a new proposed rule, the administration would be allowed to keep kids in detention for months or even years.
Meredith Hoffman
9.10.18
Life Inside

What Kindness Means to Death Row Inmates Like Me

Human beings insist on being social creatures, no matter how much you indoctrinate or denigrate them.
Lyle May
8.31.18
Life Inside

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.
Aaron Ernst
8.24.18
prison

We Asked Serving Prisoners If Jails Should Be Re-Nationalised

The Birmingham prison riot has been blamed on the failings of outsourcing company G4S. We asked current inmates what the differences between private and publicly run prisoners are.
Anonymous
8.22.18
Views My Own

My Brothers Have Committed Violent Acts, but They Aren't 'Animals'

I understand better than most why we shouldn't demonise even people who have committed horrible crimes.
Issac J. Bailey
8.17.18
Life Inside

The Inmate I Took Under My Wing Didn't Survive Prison

I failed to realise 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
8.10.18
immigration

The US Government Isn't Doing Anything to Reunite This Family It Broke Apart

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to do everything it can to reunify families separated at the border, but some children and parents remain trapped in different countries.
Meredith Hoffman
8.7.18
Life Inside

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.
Deidre McDonald
8.3.18