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We Still Don't Know How Many People Died In American Jails 4 Years Ago
Ryan J. Reilly
On the fourth anniversary of Sandra Bland's death, the feds are falling even further behind in releasing information about jail and prison deaths.
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Corrections Officer Allegedly Smuggled Drug-Filled Burrito Behind Bars
Trevor Martineau allegedly told investigators that he was paid $1,000 to sneak the burrito into the Colorado correctional facility where he worked.
Colorado Congressman To Visit Migrant Detention Center Weekly To Demand Oversight
Rep. Jason Crow (D) has also called for ending privately run immigrant detention facilities.
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Megan Rapinoe's Birthday Shoutout To Brother Tinged With Heartbreak
Brian Rapinoe, who has spent much of his adult life in prison, calls his World Cup champ sister his hero.
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Teen Moms, Pregnant Girls Are Especially Vulnerable At Border Detention Centers
By Astrid Galvan, AP
Young migrant mothers in border detention facilities described feeling hungry, cold, and terrified because their babies were sick.
Inside The Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths And Post Sexist Memes
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The three-year-old group shared derogatory comments about Latina lawmakers who plan to visit a controversial Texas detention facility on Monday, calling them “scum buckets” and “hoes.”
Appalling Conditions In Immigrant Child Centers Akin To 'Torture Facilities,' Doctor Says
"I can't imagine my own child being there and not being broken," said Dr. Dolly Lucio Sevier.
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I Was Framed By The Police And Sentenced To 50 Years To Life. Here’s How I Got Free.
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If one lucky break had fallen the other way, I would still be in prison — almost certain to die there.
Trump Tells Reporter 'You Can Go To Prison' For Taking Photo Of Kim Jong Un Letter
A transcript of an Oval Office interview with Time journalists shows Trump erupted when asked about his attempts to influence Robert Mueller's investigation.
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Alabama Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring Chemical Castration For Child Sex Offenders
The legislation would require offenders to undergo treatment a month before they leave prison.
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Democrats Are Divided On Whether To Let Felons Vote In Prison
Americans favor letting people vote once they finish their sentences, but are much more hesitant about letting them vote while incarcerated.
Cory Booker On Criminal Justice Reform
Sen. Cory Booker spoke to HuffPost about his vision for criminal justice reform and the need to change the United States from being the “incarceration nation.”
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Michigan Settles Lawsuit Over Prison Guards Who Bet On Inmate's Suicide
Corrections officers allegedly bet a sandwich that inmate Janika Edmond would threaten to kill herself.
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Woman With Mental Illness Gave Birth Alone In Florida Jail Cell, Lawyers Say
Tammy Jackson asked guards for help as she had contractions. But her lawyer said she got no medical care for hours.
Powerful New Documentary Sheds Insight On Plight Of Transgender Inmates
Curtis M. Wong
Filmmaker George Zuber wants "Where Justice Ends" to remind viewers that “injustices faced by the most vulnerable ... urgently need to be understood.”
Bernie Sanders Says Taking Voting Rights From Prisoners Is A 'Slippery Slope'
"The right to vote is what being an American citizen is about,” the presidential candidate said at a Thursday rally.
2019's Teacher Of The Year Teaches Incarcerated Youth At Detention Center
"Every child deserves the proper amount of love to get what he or she needs,” said Virginia educator Rodney Robinson as he recalled his mother's words.
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Kim Kardashian Defends Working With Donald Trump On Prison Reform
“I guarantee you the people sitting behind bars do not care who the president is. They just want that relief," she tells Van Jones.
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Kate McKinnon's Bad-To-The-Bone 'Lori Loughlin' Schools Convicts On 'SNL'
Michael Keaton's "Julian Assange" boasts that he's the "scourge of the cleaning staff at the Ecuadorian embassy."
Meghan McCain Has Serious Problems With Trump's Tweet Honoring POWs
"The View" co-host told the president: "No one believes you care about prisoners of war and 'people who get captured.'"
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Michael Cohen Asks Congress To Help Keep Him Out Of Jail
By Michael R. Sisak and David B. Caruso, AP
Cohen, Trump's former fixer, pleaded lawmakers Thursday to help get him a reduced prison term because of his cooperation with their investigation into the president.
The ACLU Is Ready To Spend $30 Million On The 2020 Election
The group wants 2020 candidates to commit to reducing the prison population by half.
Support Group Calls Chelsea Manning's Solitary Confinement 'Torture'
The former intelligence analyst has been jailed for more than two weeks after refusing to answer questions about the 2010 WikiLeaks case.
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Maine Lawmaker Says Free Menstrual Products Would Make Prison Like 'A Country Club'
State Rep. Richard Pickett argued that incarcerated women can already buy pads and tampons, although many cannot afford the products on low prison wages.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Suspends Death Penalty
Newsom will halt the execution of more than 700 inmates on the nation’s largest death row, for as long as he’s governor.
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Martin Shkreli Suspected Of Using Cellphone To Run Company From Prison
By JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press
An investigation is looking into claims that he regularly posts to social media and even fired a chief executive from behind bars.
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