Tagged With Mass Incarceration

California governor proposes closing 2 prisons in response to COVID-19


A Rikers Island inmate contracted coronavirus. Experts say jails are at high risk for an outbreak.


Kim Kardashian West just released the trailer for her documentary on prison reform, 'The Justice Project'



Bernie Sanders' divisive proposal to give all prisoners voting rights is already a reality in countries like Canada and Israel


Bernie Sanders says even 'terrible people' in prison for crimes like the Boston Marathon bombing should be allowed to vote


Biden played key role in pushing US to take hardline stances on crime in 1990s, and now he's apologizing as 2020 looms



Attorney general nominee William Barr helped write the handbook on mass incarceration in the 1990s — but he says he realises times have changed


A far-left progressive who won big in Pennsylvania says his election should be a lesson for national Democrats


Philadelphia's ultra-progressive DA candidate explains why local and city elections matter now more than ever


Philadelphia's super progressive candidate explains why he's running for the head of law enforcement after 30 years suing police


Trump appears to be bringing back the drug war, but cops may not welcome its return


New York City will close one of the most notorious jails in the US



New York City is proof that cities don't need to lock up tons of people to drive down crime


Obama is trying to fix the 'war on drugs' with clemency -- but it won't make a dent in mass incarceration


Where Hillary Clinton stands on criminal justice


Where Donald Trump stands on criminal justice



Overreacting to the rising US crime rate could be more dangerous than the violent crime itself


Here's what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump think about criminal justice


A new poll shows that even liberals won't support the measures that will end mass incarceration


There's a huge divide between what parts of the country send people to prison