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News January 26
The bureau relents in a stalemate over pepper spray.
Commentary October 17, 2017
The Bureau of Prisons fails to provide basic resources to undocumented prisoners.
News September 25, 2017
Stalemate over a can of pepper spray.
News August 23, 2017
Mark Inch is about to find out.
News July 12, 2017
A new report contradicts a claim from the Bureau of Prisons.
News June 12, 2017
A new lawsuit alleges poor care for mentally ill inmates at one of the highest security prisons in the country.
News May 31, 2017
A new survey of 2,000 federal prisoners reveals big gaps in teaching reentry skills.
Feature October 26, 2016
In this federal prison, inmates have a choice: live with a violent cellmate or end up in shackles.
Commentary March 8, 2016
Remembering Robert Knott, a case the Justice Department would rather you forget
Analysis January 27, 2016
Obama takes bold action, but for a population of fewer than 30
Analysis October 29, 2015
Five reasons it is (and is not) a big deal.
News May 12, 2015
A new Human Rights Watch report assesses use of force behind bars.
News May 7, 2015
A tough, new report says it’s time for federal prisons to release the elderly and infirm.
News January 28, 2015
The Bureau of Prisons tightens the rules at its secretive “Communication Management Units.”
News December 11, 2014
Our favorite nugget from the torture report.
News November 17, 2014
Crowded cells, aging inmates, soaring costs.