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Life Inside January 21
Doing time during a pandemic can mean fighting for your turn to wash your body or call your family. Inside one man’s battle with an inaudible loudspeaker, weary guards and a dysfunctional process.
News January 19
People getting out of prison are bringing the virus outside because lockups aren’t taking basic precautions. Overtaxed halfway houses and other reentry programs are left to pick up the slack.
News January 19
But will high-tech programs replace “the human touch” when the virus ebbs?
Analysis January 14
Amid calls for tougher laws after the Capitol assault, research shows that measures addressing White violence usually fall harder on Black people.
Analysis January 14
Feds spent millions to restart the death penalty and in the process revealed much about how they do it.
News and Awards January 12
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will join the organization as a contributing editor, focusing on local accountability journalism about criminal justice.
Coronavirus January 8
As COVID-19 spread earlier this year, prison facilities across the country suspended visits from family and lawyers. Several months into the pandemic, some states are easing those restrictions. We’re rounding up the changes as they occur.
News January 8
But local cops can still receive Pentagon equipment, including automatic rifles.
Analysis January 8
Mental illness, childhood abuse and brain injuries affect a large share of those who face the death penalty.
The Lowdown January 8
Everyone's talking about sedition, treason and conspiracy. Here's what these terms actually mean and how they've been enforced.