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News October 7
Wardens blocked bids for freedom as COVID-19 spread behind bars, data shows.
Feature September 19
Months ago, the attorney general ordered pandemic prison releases. After 24 years behind bars, Miller is one of many still waiting for a ticket home.
Coronavirus May 21
Just a small fraction of federal prisoners have been sent home. Many others lack legal help and connections to make their case.
Life Inside December 5, 2019
After my mother was diagnosed with cancer, she married the love of her life even though he was still behind bars. Then he got sick, too.
Life Inside March 8, 2018
A federal inmate feels helpless as her partner’s health deteriorates.
Feature March 7, 2018
“Compassionate release” has bipartisan support as a way to reduce the federal prison population and save taxpayer money. New data shows that it’s rarely used.
Analysis March 9, 2016
A new report looks at recidivism among inmates released from federal prisons.