What I Learned from 13 Years of Witnessing Violence in Federal Prisons
When I first got locked up, I was a 130-pound, 23-year-old junkie who had one thing in mind: survival. After years of being both a victim and an assailant, I changed my life for the better.
The US Prison System Is Shrinking, but Very, Very Slowly
There were a lot of celebratory headlines after Attorney General Eric Holder announced a drop in the federal prison population last week, but the state-by-state numbers tell a more complicated tale.