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Life Inside September 19
“The runaways, the mobsters, the pimps—they saw me as someone credible, someone who didn’t judge them.”
News September 19
The state’s byzantine felony disenfranchisement laws keep hundreds of thousands of formerly incarcerated residents from registering to vote.
Case in Point September 17
How Lezmond Mitchell became the only Native American on federal death row.
News September 13
Thousands of cases have been filed since President Trump started forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico.
News September 13
A sex offense conviction can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Life Inside September 12
“They booked me into a cell where there was a paper sign over the toilet saying DON’T DRINK THE WATER.”
The Lowdown September 12
The vast majority of prisoners are held in publicly run prisons. But the private sector affects their incarceration in different ways.
Feature September 12
An immersive short-video series presenting intimate portraits of Chicagoans who have been touched by the criminal justice system.
News September 10
The transportation safety board works with federally-regulated air travel. A policing board would deal with thousands of local police departments.
News September 10
Most states give money to people leaving prison. But some formerly incarcerated people say it's often not enough to meet their basic needs.