More than 20 states still have food benefit restrictions for people convicted of drug felonies thanks to a law from the 1990s.
America has the world's highest rate of imprisonment.
"You don’t really know someone until you’ve navigated the criminal legal system with him. Until you’ve been kept apart by arbitrary and unnecessarily punitive laws."
The pandemic inside prisons could get much worse unless other states follow New Jersey's lead.
A mother in Oklahoma is poised for release from prison and eager to support her kids’ education, but the coronavirus has deepened their family separation.
The coronavirus is ravaging prisons and jails across the U.S., killing hundreds and infecting tens of thousands. Now, incarcerated people and criminal justice advocates are calling for swift action to stop the virus from spreading.
President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is being released to serve the remainder of his sentence in home confinement amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The demonstration at a Washington state complex was the inevitable response to the state’s failure to keep its inmates safe from coronavirus.
Seven men in the New York City jail complex told HuffPost they are afraid to die in the filthy environment.
The medical examiner hasn't announced the cause of death for a 58-year-old man who died Monday, but confirmed to HuffPost that he tested positive for COVID-19.