How Men in Prison Reacted to Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation
"The hypocrisy in this country, and in our leaders, is astounding."
We Asked Inmates How Paul Manafort Will Get Treated in Jail
The former Donald Trump campaign boss got locked up Friday after being accused of witness tampering. This could get ugly.
What Life Is Really Like at Martin Shkreli's New Prison Home
"Shkreli needs to realize that serving time in federal prison comes with discomfort."
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Martin Shkreli's Rich-Guy Prison Sounds Like a Resort
When he's not enjoying the bocce ball lanes, he'll apparently be able to take classes in leather craft.
When Your 18th Birthday Gift Is a Transfer to Adult Prison
They looked confused when they saw a baby-faced kid walk down the aisle in shackles and an orange jumpsuit.
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President Obama's criminal justice legacy: more clemency but more deportations
In 2015, President Obama made history as the first sitting president to visit a federal prison.
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Crime & Drugs
This Ex-Con Is Helping Inmates Navigate the Broken US System for Reentering Society
As a 17-year-old, Clark Porter was sentenced to 35 years in federal prison. Now he works to keep recently released inmates from being sent back behind bars.
What Mass Incarceration Problem? US Officials Want Longer Sentences for Border Crossers
Immigration advocates argue that harsh reentry penalties have the effect of overburdening prisons and federal courts rather than discouraging illegal border crossings.
Crime & Drugs
A Bipartisan Congressional Panel Just Agreed on Ways to Send Fewer Americans to Prison
Chief among the recommendations of the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections is sending fewer low-level drug offenders to federal prison, and sentencing offenders to far fewer years behind bars.
A Task Force Just Explained How to Cut the US Federal Prison Population
Criminal justice reformers won't exactly be shocked that a new report found mandatory-minimum sentences for drug crimes to be "the primary driver" of prison overcrowding.
How the Release of 6,000 Federal Prisoners Will Test America's Flawed Halfway House System
About two-thirds of the federal inmates getting released this fall are destined for halfway houses, which can serve as breeding grounds for recidivism and violence.
What Federal Drug Offenders Are Saying About Congress Reforming Mandatory Minimums
Politicians are mulling changes to the law, but many prisoners are worried they'll slip through the cracks.