Prison Escapees Describe How They Did It
"Other inmates attacked the guards. Being of a slightly mellower constitution, I stole an ice cream and went for a walk in the sun."
Federal judges are giving out shorter sentences in 30 cities since a key Supreme Court case
The Booker decision gave judges significantly more discretion to issue sentences that are harsher or more lenient than federal guidelines.
Trump finally gave himself permission to fill up Gitmo with "bad dudes"
Trump has set the stage for a wave of new detainees into the controversial military prison.
Prisoners Tell Us Their New Year's Resolutions
Despite the bleakness of incarceration, many inmates hope that they can lead better lives in the new year.
What Inmates Want for Christmas
They are looking for more than their freedom this holiday season.
Thousands of inmates are left in Miami's Irma evacuation zone
Last Chance High
Pennsylvania Crime Initiative Works by Helping Former Inmates Get Jobs
Most of us still fail to really grasp how insurmountable the transition can be, but formerly incarcerated people can get help with access to the right resources.
A New Art Project Asks Inmates to Reflect on Their Lost Freedom
With his new project, photographer Guido Gazzilli asked inmates to open up emotionally and tell their story through pictures.
Jóhann Jóhannsson's Uncanny New World
The Icelandic composes tells us about crafting the score for 'Arrival', a unique challenge in a terrifying age.
I Got My Car Fixed in a Polish Prison
Warsaw's Rakowiecka Prison doesn't advertise—since it's one of the best car repair centers in the city, word of mouth is enough to keep the inmates busy.
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How the Military Is Failing Its Guards at Guantánamo Bay
Navy vet Andrew Turner said he suffers from PTSD after the military left him unprepared for the brutal verbal and physical abuse he endured while serving as a high-level guard at the detention center.
British Prison Food Is So Bad It’s Causing Riots
According to a new report from HM Inspectorate of Prisons, just 29 percent of inmates describe the meals they receive as "good"—and it's leading to violence.