A former inmate discusses the organization and demands behind the recent nationwide prison strike.
Harvard University sociologist Bruce Western weighs in on the role of prisons in perpetuating human vulnerability.
On the labor issues connected with using inmates as extremely low-paid workers in state and federal prisons.
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The rapper's experience with probation is far from unusual for ex-prisoners.
A new report from the New York City Board of Correction suggests that inmates have traded one problematic practice for another.
A new report finds that a drop in the prison population doesn't necessarily mean a drop in prison costs.
President Donald Trump has restored consumer confidence in private prisons—but they were never in danger of failing to begin with.
Plus: How to make "magical" roses out of Jolly Ranchers.
Beyond the cyclical criminalization that the device provokes, its rules and circumstances clash with the infrastructure of the teenage mind.
Can judges work with psychiatrists to help solve mass incarceration?
An early look at a Pacific Standard story that's currently only available to subscribers.
Parental incarceration can lead to serious health and behavioral problems for children, in both youth and adulthood.
A new report counts the costs that women, children, and families bear when a loved one gets incarcerated.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.