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News and Awards July 22
They are part of a new team focusing on the high incarceration states of the American South.
News July 16
An Idaho man falsely confessed to a 1996 rape and murder.
Justice Lab July 15
Corrections officials have little data on the electronic monitoring of former prisoners. A new bill aims to change that.
Life Inside July 11
“Despite everything I have accomplished, this is still happening to me.”
News July 2
Lawmakers cut criminal sentences; some DAs push back using plea deals.
News July 1
A new study adds to the debate over racial bias in risk assessment tools widely used in courtrooms.
Life Inside June 27
“Panic ensued as everyone braced for the inevitable attack.”
The Lowdown June 27
A proposal by Julián Castro would make unauthorized border crossing a civil offense, not a crime.
Feature June 26
What happened in Mississippi when no one wanted dangerous, low-paying guard jobs.
News June 24
“Whatever would come of this, they wouldn’t expel me or anything,” said a 17-year-old reporter. “I’m just presenting the facts.”