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3 Years Later, The Federal Government Still Hasn’t Counted Sandra Bland’s Death
Ryan J. Reilly
Justice Department data on American jail deaths is getting even more useless.
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'Orange Is The New Black' Season 6 Takes It To The Max
Piper, Taystee, Red and the other ladies of Litchfield are about to get a whole bunch of new "friends."
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Trump's Indefinite Family Detention Is Cruel -- Just Ask Japanese Americans
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Many Japanese Americans, including members of my family, have worked to preserve the lessons of U.S. concentration camps.
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As Health Conditions Worsen At Prison Holding 1,000 Detainees, Staff Fears A Riot
Despite workers' alerts about the unsafe conditions at Victorville, little has been improved and infectious disease is rapidly spreading.
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French Gangster On The Run After Escaping Prison On A Helicopter
Redoine Faid, who was serving time for armed robbery and murder, previously escaped in 2013 using dynamite.
Keeping Kids In Detention With Their Parents Is A Recipe For Abuse. Just Ask Australia.
The country’s human rights organizations are warning Americans not to make the same “horrible mistakes.”
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Trump’s Family Detention Policy Will Cost Billions Of Dollars That ICE Doesn’t Have
Trump’s executive order is as much of a pipe dream as his border wall -- unless Congress wants to pay for it.
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America Can't Incarcerate Away Our Mental Health Crisis
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We have 10 times as many seriously mentally ill people in our jails and prisons as in our state hospitals.
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Jeff Sessions Says It's 'Painful' Hearing Christians Condemn His Family Separation Policy
"I have critics from a lot of different areas," says the attorney general. You don't say!
Why This Man Crusades For Mental Health After Nearly 30 Years In Prison
"Society is not taking this issue seriously," Thad Tatum says of the mental health needs of formerly incarcerated people.
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Muslim Inmates Must Receive Nighttime Ramadan Meals, Washington Judge Rules
The inmates claim they've lost an average of more than 20 pounds each during Ramadan because of the prison's policies.
Watch The Emotional Moment Alice Johnson Walks Free After 21 Years Behind Bars
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.
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Wave Of Progressive Prosecutors Strike Out In California Primaries
But the movement to oust hardline prosecutors did score some wins Tuesday night.
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If You Want To Totally Change America's Criminal Justice System, You Need A Plan
This group has one.
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Trump Unbelievably Rips Dems For Immigrant Kids Being Separated From Parents
He's the one who launched the policy.
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Utah Man Jailed In Venezuela Freed After Two Years
The president is expected to greet the man upon his arrival at the White House.
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Twitter Users Joke Trump Wants Prison Reform Because That's Where He's Headed
"We’ll try and keep that in mind when your parole hearings come up," one Twitter user told the president.
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Meek Mill Backs Out Of Trump Event On Prison Reform
The rapper said he and the president had become the focus of the summit.
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Trump Briefly Responds To Santa Fe School Shooting Before Pivoting
“On another note, a very positive note, I'm honored to be here ..."
White House Rolls Back Protections For Transgender Inmates
The Trump administration is undoing an Obama-era decision meant to protect transgender individuals in prison from abuse.
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Trump Administration Rolls Back Protections For Transgender Prison Inmates
An inmate’s sex assigned at birth will now be used to make the initial decision as to where transgender prisoners are housed.
North Korea Releases 3 American Political Prisoners In Advance Of Historic Summit
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departed North Korea with the three Americans.
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This Jared Kushner-Backed Bill Could Be 2018's Last Shot At Federal Prison Reform
Ryan J. Reilly
The president's son-in-law has been a "driving force" of the legislation, which focuses on the re-entry of federal prisoners. Many say it doesn't go far enough.
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Trafficking Victim Cyntoia Brown To Get Clemency Hearing
She's serving a life sentence for the murder of a man who allegedly picked her up for sex at age 16.
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Asian-American Prison Program Teaches About, Honors Inmates’ Cultural Struggles
The program aims to stem the migration to deportation pipeline by teaching about history and challenges with assimilation.
What Life Looks Like For A Toddler Growing Up In A Mexican Women's Prison
“It’s the strength that God sent me to keep going while in prison."
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