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How Texas Failed To Prevent One of the Nation’s Deadliest Prison Escapes
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Battles Brew Over the Power to Choose Who to Prosecute
From Crip to Crochet Artist: How an Unlikely Hobby Changed My Life in Prison
I used to hide this cathartic craft because Crips don’t crochet. But making items that fellow prisoners can give to their loved ones has allowed me to create a peaceful new identity.
LaMarr W. Knox
Ohio Lawmaker Wants Law Requiring Police to Record Race During Traffic Stops
The Cleveland Democrat says “the only way we can make systemic change is with the data.”
Stan Donaldson Jr.
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A Rikers Officer Had Sex With a Detainee. It Took 7 Years to Fire Him.
The officer also asked the woman to cover up that another Rikers guard sexually assaulted her.
As Police Arrest More Seniors, Those With Dementia Face Deadly Consequences
Many cities are changing how they respond to mental health calls, but less attention has been paid to the unique risks for people with Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases.
How a Wealthy Cleveland Suburb Profits From Ticketing Black Drivers
Black Clevelanders say Bratenahl police have targeted them for years.
Stan Donaldson Jr.
Policing the Police: A Week of Racism, Abuse and Misconduct
Federal civil rights investigations can examine an entire agency — but they are not the only way to check for police misconduct.
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Ex-prison warden convicted of sexually abusing inmates
Biden strikes deal to free Brittney Griner from Russian custody
Schizophrenia and California's failed mental health system
When Child Welfare Investigations Are a Constant Threat — ProPublica
Gavin Newsom moves to shut a 3rd California state prison
Oregon high court declines to overturn decision on gun law
Ex-Seahawk Doug Baldwin will help decide on 6 lives that hang in the balance
10-Year-Old Boy Who Shot and Killed His Mom Charged As an Adult in Wisconsin
The Minneapolis police officer who maced protesters and bystanders is unmasked by court documents
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The Problem with Making Rape Survivors Prove It
Pieper Lewis Was Criminalized by 'Alternatives to Incarceration'
Opinion: To avoid more tragedy, Texas should end medical copays in prisons
Former Oklahoma jailer sentenced to federal prison
When a prison closed, dozens of college dreams died with it – Open Campus
‘Trash Valley’: How an Alabama town’s garbage policy left its citizens in cuffs
How to respond to 'relative in trouble' scams
Hertz to Pay $168 Million to Customers Accused of Auto Theft
Between Addiction and Prison, I Left My Boy to Grow Up Without a Dad
With his release date quickly approaching, Ryan M. Moser reflects on the pain he caused his son — and his hopes for healing their relationship.
Ryan M. Moser
In Greater Cleveland, Federal COVID Relief for Criminal Justice Goes Mostly to Pay Police
So far, a fraction of ARPA spending is on long-term violence prevention.
Mississippi Auditor: Prison Company Must Pay $2 Million for No-Show Workers
A 2020 investigation by The Marshall Project exposed how prison operator MTC billed the state millions for ghost workers.
7 Key Criminal Justice Takeaways From the Midterms
Sheriffs. Prosecutors. Abortion and slavery amendments. Here’s what you should know about this week’s results.
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