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Anna Flagg is the interactive reporter. She has covered NSA surveillance, campaign finance, military spending, and the environment for news organizations including Al Jazeera, ProPublica, and the Center for Responsive Politics. She studied applied math at the University of Toronto, and has a master’s degree from the University of British Columbia in human/computer interaction.
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Analysis August 14
The disparity remains no matter the circumstances and has persisted for decades.
News July 18
A new study examines the lingering impact of war-on-crime policies.
Feature June 21
New data shows legalization leads to fewer encounters between cops and drivers, but racial disparities remain.
Feature March 9
How California's pay-to-stay jails create a two-tiered justice system.
Analysis February 20
Where the local lawmen serve as immigration enforcers.
Graphics January 31
Hundreds of thousands of people from seven barred nations live in all parts of the U.S.
Commentary December 14
Scope, purpose, duration — in short, everything
Feature December 12
Welcome to Stewart Detention Center, the black hole of the immigration system.
Analysis October 20
This time, a survey of crime victims
Feature October 6
A system that can link gun crimes through shell casings is hobbled by skepticism and lack of manpower.
Analysis September 26
Obama’s promise to focus on “felons not families” has fallen short
News August 21
Many states bar dangerous rituals, but little seems to change.
Feature April 12
How loved ones bear the hidden cost of shipping inmates out of state.
News February 22
Corrections facilities are ground zero for treating hepatitis C — but at a cost.