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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.
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.
Life Inside September 5
“The typing room is where the optimism of naive, hopeful, recently incarcerated inmates goes to die.”
News September 5
The series, “Unbelievable,” draws from our award-winning reporting with ProPublica and “This American Life.”
Life Inside August 29
“If you move the wrong way—ticket. You look the wrong way—ticket. Breathe—ticket.”
News August 28
A lawsuit seeks protective orders even when queer couples don’t live together.
Analysis August 28
Calls grow to create an independent court system that protects immigration judges from political pressure.