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May 19, 2016
Are Older People Getting Harsher Sentences? Take Our Quiz to Find Out.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics takes a close look at our aging state prison population.
March 17, 2016
My Memories of Being in Prison with Whitey Bulger
Tales of the “pale, white-haired, geezer in a wheelchair.”
Nate A. Lindell
August 24, 2015
Do You Age Faster in Prison?
Science tries to catch up with the problem of ‘accelerated aging.’
May 7, 2015
Older Prisoners, Higher Costs
A tough, new report says it’s time for federal prisons to release the elderly and infirm.
November 17, 2014
Obama’s Prison Crisis
Crowded cells, aging inmates, soaring costs.