Tagged With Incarceration

More than 200 incarcerated people and staff at Texas prisons and jails have died from coronavirus, report shows


A judge banned the IRS from withholding $1,200 stimulus checks from prisoners after officials intercepted the money during the initial round of COVID-19 relief


California just made it easier for inmate firefighters to become professionals, allowing them to have their nonviolent criminal records wiped clean



As many as 100,000 incarcerated people in our jails and prisons will die from the coronavirus, unless the US acts now


Los Angeles County is reducing arrests and releasing inmates early to stem the coronavirus outbreak


Mississippi prisons have been plagued by rampant violence. The Justice Department is finally investigating the 'death trap' conditions.'



Powerful portraits of women serving life sentences in prison show that they are more than their crimes


This call center company relies on a workforce of incarcerated women to help companies like Microsoft, SAP, and Dell power their customer support


'A poll tax by any other name': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Hillary Clinton, and Kamala Harris slam a Florida bill that would force ex-felons to pay fees before voting


Rapper Meek Mill and 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin are teaming up to move one million people out of the criminal justice system


Trump's support of a major sentencing reform bill sparks rare moment of bipartisan hope — but advocates warn the bill has a long way to go


11 photos of prisons from around the world that defy American stereotypes of 'hard time'



The number of men behind bars in the US is mind-boggling


'It still haunts me': What it's like to get a job after prison in America


ACLU files lawsuit against a South Carolina county for allegedly imprisoning people who can't afford to pay minor fines


US spending on prisons is growing three times as fast as spending on education



US spending on prisons and jails grew three times as fast as spending on education in the last 3 decades


The number of wrongfully convicted prisoners being exonerated is skyrocketing


Muhammad Ali's daughter went undercover as an inmate in an Indiana jail -- this was her scariest moment


Guantanamo Bay's last British detainee is finally free