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March 23, 2023
Violence on the Inside, Mentorship From the Outside
We investigate violence at one of the newest federal prisons and talk with La La Anthony about preparing incarcerated youth for life on the outside.
Donald Washington, Jr.
November 22, 2020
Where Coronavirus Is Surging—And Electronic Surveillance, Too
In Chicago and elsewhere, the number of people wearing an ankle monitor has jumped in recent months due to the pandemic.
October 28, 2019
My GPS-Tracked Life on Parole
“Even in prison, I didn’t feel so overwhelmed with worry about doing something wrong when I’m doing everything right.”
as told to Beatrix Lockwood, The Marshall Project
July 15, 2019
Illinois puts ankle monitors on thousands. Now it has to figure out who gets tracked—and why
Corrections officials have little data on the electronic monitoring of former prisoners. A new bill aims to change that.
Joseph Darius Jaafari