Under lucrative arrangements, states are increasingly leasing prisoners to harvest food for American consumers at a rate not seen since Jim Crow.
China and Hong Kong have started using tech to create "smart" prisons. Should the U.S. consider following their lead?
Ninety-seven percent of prisoners with the disease are unable to access proper medical care in correctional facilities across the country.
Bipartisan legislation in the Senate and House of Representatives would make prisoners eligible for Pell Grants, reversing a clause in the 1994 crime bill that stripped such eligibility.
Anti-government protesters play traditional music and dance as they take part in a march demanding the release of political prisoners in Managua, Nicaragua, on August 15th, 2018.
Facing a shortage of space for inmates, Missouri's Greene County Jail opted to build an insta-prison in the parking lot. Is that OK?
It's hard work and poorly paid, but at least it's a little more visible.
New research finds a racial disparity.
To be successful, re-entry programs must work to facilitate more interaction between former inmates and potential role models in their new neighborhoods.
Advocates argue that early release is the most compassionate and cost-effective solution.
Cory Booker and Rand Paul’s REDEEM Act.
The belief we’re better than the average person holds true even for convicts.
Abuse continues, and oversight is getting harder.
Leaders say the strike is “suspended” after the promise of public hearings.
Incarcerated men say that money troubles put them in prison—and avoiding money troubles will keep them out.
Will we soon see video cameras on the shoulder of every cop and corrections officer? Or will the high cost to both budgets and, potentially, individual privacy be enough to stop their adoption nationwide?