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Do Deportations Lower Crime? Not According to the Data
Where Art and Rural Incarceration Meet
All I Really Need to Know I Learned on the Streets of the Garment District
Tennessee's Voter Restoration Gauntlet
The state’s byzantine felony disenfranchisement laws keep hundreds of thousands of formerly incarcerated residents from registering to vote.
Case in Point
The Navajo Nation Opposed His Execution. The U.S. Plans to Do It Anyway.
How Lezmond Mitchell became the only Native American on federal death row.
Border Courts Swamped With New Asylum Cases
Thousands of cases have been filed since President Trump started forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico.
Andrew R. Calderón
When People with Intellectual Disabilities Are Punished, Parents Pay the Price
A sex offense conviction can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
A Thirst for Justice
“They booked me into a cell where there was a paper sign over the toilet saying DON’T DRINK THE WATER.”
Here's Why Abolishing Private Prisons Isn't a Silver Bullet
The vast majority of prisoners are held in publicly run prisons. But the private sector affects their incarceration in different ways.
We Are Witnesses: Chicago
An immersive short-video series presenting intimate portraits of Chicagoans who have been touched by the criminal justice system.
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Can Kamala Harris Adapt The Government’s Airplane-Safety Model to Stem Police Shootings?
The transportation safety board works with federally-regulated air travel. A policing board would deal with thousands of local police departments.
What Gate Money Can (And Cannot) Buy
Most states give money to people leaving prison. But some formerly incarcerated people say it's often not enough to meet their basic needs.
Want to Time Travel Back to the 80s? Visit a Prison “Typing Room”
“The typing room is where the optimism of naive, hopeful, recently incarcerated inmates goes to die.”