Chesa Boudin is a public defender whose progressive platform includes closing jails.
The broken prison system is in desperate need of reform. U.S. prisons are trying to find answers overseas.
Through the Guiding Rage Into Power program, these California inmates are taking accountability for their crimes. Their training includes understanding the violence they’ve committed in the context of trauma and traditional notions of manhood — and it might be the answer to the state’s recidivism problem.
Many have no access to air conditioning and are being punished for taking off their shirts, one advocacy group said.
Ta-Nehisi Coates testified before Congress in support of reparations for slavery.
Many prisoners are still eligible to vote. The measure would help with voting while incarcerated and with registration and voting information when released.
City officials are demanding answers as inmates and workers at the Metropolitan Detention Center remain with limited power.
Alice Marie Johnson was released from Aliceville Correctional Facility after President Donald Trump commuted her life sentence. The president had recently met with Kim Kardashian, who advocated on Johnson’s behalf in the Oval Office.
Americans’ constitutional rights are being regularly violated, and the judiciary should step in to correct it, as it would in any similar situation.
"I'm telling you: It's one of those books I could not put down."
A series that explores the very different lives and experiences of three women who directly impacted or were affected by drug trafficking.
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"Once I saw what goes on in jail, how we were treated, I will never forget. We need to have more conversations about it."
We are organizing ourselves to liberate our mothers, sisters, daughters and loved ones living in modern bondage.
The Doe Fund's Ready, Willing And Able program helps men who spent time behind bars rebuild their lives.