Prisons

“We need to do absolutely everything we can as Americans," Reed, a former U.S. Marine who was imprisoned in Russia, told CNN.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.
A runaway former corrections officer shot herself as she and an escaped inmate were being chased by cops after they disappeared together.
There is an ailing 77-year-old Indigenous man who has been in prison for 46 years who never should have been there in the first place. Why is he still there?
The man is largely asymptomatic, and health experts say the risk the virus poses to people remains low.
The Democratic president also commuted the sentences of 75 others for nonviolent, drug-related convictions.
Mark Wilson taught himself the law and helped thousands of other prisoners pursue legal claims, including lawsuits that cost the state millions of dollars. Then he was given one of the harshest punishments available within Oregon prisons.
A two-year civil rights investigation uncovered a horrifying pattern of homicides, suicides and deplorable conditions inside the prison.
The late Martha Wright-Reed became a phone justice activist after having to choose between paying for her medication and speaking with her grandson.
A federal judge has sentenced a wealthy California Democratic donor to 30 years in prison for injecting two men with lethal doses of drugs.