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Feature November 21
The Bureau of Prisons set higher standards for psychiatric care. But instead of helping more inmates, the agency dropped thousands from its caseload, data shows.
News September 7
An antiquated law in Virginia targets “habitual drunkards.”
Feature September 3
Andrew Goldstein's crime set in motion a dramatic shift in how we care for the violent mentally ill. Including for himself—when he's released this month.
Life Inside August 16
"This isn’t a place that provides treatment, help, or even empathy to those who suffer from stress, depression, and mental illness."
News July 30
Despite years of criticism, New Hampshire has no place but prison for the dangerously mentally ill.
Life Inside July 26
“I fought first for my rights, and then for my life.”
News June 28
For many recently-released prisoners, severe dental issues are just one more barrier to restarting their lives.
News May 30
In prison, seeing the doctor can cost up to a month’s salary.
Life Inside March 8
A federal inmate feels helpless as her partner’s health deteriorates.
Feature March 7
“Compassionate release” has bipartisan support as a way to reduce the federal prison population and save taxpayer money. New data shows that it’s rarely used.