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4.19.16

How America's Bond System Keeps Immigrants Behind Bars

Immigrants are regularly denied bail or offered bail that's too expensive, forcing them to stay in jail sometimes for years, waiting for their day in court.

9.16.15

What We Know About the Four Stabbing Deaths in a Private Oklahoma Prison Last Weekend

The precise cause of the chaos is still unclear, but tensions in the Cimarron Correctional Facility in the small city of Cushing, which sits between Tulsa and Oklahoma City, remain high.

8.10.15

Why I Invested in the Prison-Industrial Complex

Even in times of uncertainty, the corporations that build and operate prisons and jails seem guaranteed to turn a profit.