Silicon Valley’s Plan to Turn Inmates into Coders
The program promises to be a modern-day foray beyond traditional prison jobs and a rare bridge between the technorati of the Bay Area and those living behind bars just next door.
What Happens When Inmates in Solitary Confinement Blow the Whistle on Their Abuse?
A group of inmates calling themselves the Dallas Six banded together and grew committed to bringing their prison's abusive conditions to light, even in the face of being confined there longer.
How Personhood Laws Can Land Women in Court for Crimes Against Their Own Fetuses
Anti-abortion measures are putting women are at risk of being charged with crimes against their fetuses, and rogue prosecutors can use their wide discretion to prosecute mothers with crimes beyond feticide or child abuse.
Do Prosecutors Care More About Convictions Than Executing the Right Person?
In 2001, 20-year-old Marlon Howell was found guilty in a racially-charged murder trial that shook New Albany, Mississippi. Fourteen years later, he continues to maintain his innocence.
Infographic: A Breakdown of America's Life Behind Bars
When it comes to prisons, the US favors quantity over quality. We lock up millions and then release them ill-equipped to reenter society, hampered by debt from prison fees, and barred from certain forms of government assistance.
Photos of Teenagers' Lives in Limbo Between Incarceration and Freedom
Photographer Zora J. Murff's 'Corrections' chronicles the impact that constant monitoring has on the development of young offenders who have avoided incarceration, but are under probation.