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Coronavirus June 30
People who live and work in prisons worry they remain vulnerable, even as life behind bars returns to business as usual.
Feature April 23
At the start of the pandemic, we asked four incarcerated people to chronicle daily life with the coronavirus. Here, they reveal what they witnessed and how they coped with the chaos, fear, isolation and deaths.
Coronavirus April 6
Despite CDC advice to vaccinate prisoners quickly, two-thirds of states lag behind the general population.
Feature September 19, 2020
Will demands for law enforcement accountability reach popular tough-on-crime sheriffs? A Florida race offers a test.
Feature July 21, 2020
A Florida family opted for restorative justice over the death penalty for the man who murdered their mom. What happened next made them question the very meaning of justice.
Feature July 12, 2020
Richard Midkiff spent 23 years behind bars. A dispute over his decades-old plea deal could send him back for 15 more.
Coronavirus April 10, 2020
Prisoners made furniture and license plates during the pandemic, according to workers and families. Some plants are now making face masks.
Justice Lab April 14, 2019
A landmark law lets the state track people through the justice system. But that’s tougher than it sounds.
Commentary November 13, 2018
Midterms show wide support across party lines for changing the system.
Commentary November 7, 2018
With the passage of Amendment 4, more than a million people intimately affected by the criminal justice system have become more empowered to shape it.