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Cheap Jail and Prison Food Is Making People Sick. It Doesn’t Have To.
“[It’s one of my] trademark meals to this day,” said Matthew of his unique…
Feb 27, 2024
“We Need to Listen”
Illustration by Bea Hayward. Nearly one in six transgender people report…
Feb 20, 2024
Millions of People in the U.S. Miss Their Court Date, With Dire Consequences
Every year, millions of people face severe consequences—including arrest,…
Feb 13, 2024
Georgia Legislators Want to Undermine Voters by Ousting Elected Prosecutors
Sherry Boston, district attorney for DeKalb County, Georgia. Between 2016 and…
Feb 08, 2024
With Four Deaths in New Year Already, LA Jails Continue to Be Deadly in 2024
Four people have died in Los Angeles County jails just over a month into the…
Feb 07, 2024
Looking Beyond Bars to Meet Crime Survivors’ Needs
John, Jane, and Jane's family wrote down the values they brought to their…
Jan 31, 2024
Electronic Monitoring Is an Extension of Mass Incarceration
Craig Caudill had a plan for life after his release from prison. While…
Jan 30, 2024

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Jail Intake Is Killing People. Decarceration Is the Way to Stop It.
Before newly incarcerated people are assigned to a cell block or a bed, they…
Jan 25, 2024
Second Death on Rikers Island in 2024 Brings New York City Jail Death Toll to 30 Under Mayor Adams
Manuel Luna was found unresponsive in his cell on Rikers Island’s George R.…
Jan 22, 2024
Now is the Time to Protect Asylum, Humanitarian Parole, and Due Process
In an attempt to pass federal supplemental budget measures, lawmakers in…
Jan 18, 2024
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