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Coronavirus June 29
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 June 26
“You have to use a lot of force, or you are going to die.”
Life Inside June 25
Being locked up for a crime I didn’t commit was hard. But nothing compares to the humiliation and harassment that my elderly, disabled, Black cellmate experienced.
Feature June 23
A group of 2020 hopefuls say their first-hand experience with the justice system makes them best suited to fix it.
Feature June 22
Even after the Supreme Court ruling sparing DACA, many immigrants can face deportation. Here are the stories of three families where deportation brought financial ruin, mental health crises—and even death.
News June 19
The justices ruled the president illegally suspended the Dreamers program. But it’s unclear if Trump will let more eligible applicants in.
News June 19
The Houston shooting has sparked more questions about use of force and what many experts call the failed promise of police body cameras.
Life Inside June 18
Growing up with a father who was incarcerated didn’t define me. But it certainly taught me to challenge stereotypes and ask better questions.
News June 18
Lawmakers in 16 states have introduced bills to improve police oversight and accountability.
Coronavirus June 18
The Bureau of Prisons was unprepared and slow to respond. Then officials took steps that helped spread the virus.