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March 3, 2016
There Are Still 80 ‘Youth Prisons’ in the U.S. Here Are Five Things to Know About Them
They’re harsh, dangerous and isolated — and may be around for a while.
December 9, 2015
Highlights From Our Death Penalty Discussion
Journalists Liliana Segura, Gabriel Dance and Maurice Chammah took your questions about the death penalty and criminal justice reporting. Here are some of the highlights.
November 24, 2015
The $33 Test in Prison That Could Save Countless Lives on the Outside
Treating Hep C isn’t cheap, but experts say it’s cost-effective.
November 19, 2015
The Unfolding Campaign to Save the Death Penalty
Supporters rally around a more efficient system of execution.
June 3, 2015
The 17-Year-Old Adults
States are raising the age of who counts as an adult, but it’s no simple task.
March 10, 2015
The $14 Million Death Sentence
Louisiana tried to sentence five men to death for the murder of a prison guard. It wasn’t cheap.
December 17, 2014
The Slow Death of the Death Penalty
The public supports it, but the costs are lethal.