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Drew Harrison, who has autism, struggled with sensory overload when he was in prison in Virginia.
Feature November 2, 2020
State officials often fail to identify prisoners with developmental disorders, a group that faces overwhelming challenges behind bars, from bright lights to noises to social dynamics.
Carol Nesteikis says she has paid over $150,000 to live in the condominium that she purchased to keep her son with intellectual disabilities in compliance with the rules of the sex offender registry.
News September 13, 2019
A sex offense conviction can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Women participate in a group therapy session at the detox unit at the Middleton House of Correction in Essex County, Mass.
News January 29, 2019
How the Americans With Disabilities Act could change the way the nation’s jails and prisons treat addiction.
Life Inside October 18, 2018
“I didn’t have a way to communicate. And they basically just flipped me the bird.”
Patrick Megaro, an attorney, outside the federal courthouse in Raleigh, N.C., after a ​2017 hearing ​​about his legal fees for representing Leon Brown and Henry McCollum.
News April 20, 2018
The North Carolina State Bar probes Patrick Megaro.
Case in Point April 16, 2018
The Corey Williams case comes close.
Henry Lee McCollum, seated, and his half-brother, Leon Brown, were released from prison after DNA evidence exonerated them in the 1983 rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl.
Feature April 7, 2018
Two brothers did 31 years for someone else’s crime. Then things went bad.
Commentary November 18, 2015
On the eve of the next execution, a look at the state’s history of bad lawyering and faulty evidence.