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Beatrix Lockwood has reported on criminal justice issues including families of the incarcerated, prison food, and electronic monitoring. She uses social media and engagement reporting to include more community voices in stories.
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The System October 30, 2020
Bail reform is state-by-state and full of fits and starts. Some activists are taking direct action, raising funds to bail out defendants too poor to pay.
The System October 28, 2020
A tool that is supposed to ensure that people make their court dates has become another avenue for class and race inequities.
Life Inside December 19, 2019
Jenny Jimenez and her husband, Jesse, who is incarcerated in Illinois, have found creative ways to show each other love, especially around Christmas. Puzzle filters, nail clippers and Lifetime original movies are involved.
News December 19, 2019
Prison officials tout video visitation’s convenience. Families say they’re paying high rates for second-rate service
News December 18, 2019
Remote prison towns and strict visitation policies make it hard to stay in touch.
News December 17, 2019
Prison costs taxpayers $80 billion a year. It costs some families everything they have.