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Coronavirus May 26
For many people leaving prison during the pandemic, closed DMVs mean closed doors.
News April 23
Bail reform advocates are adapting in light of COVID-19 releases and the lessons from New York’s no-bail flop.
Coronavirus April 16
Without ventilators, prisons lean on local hospitals to care for coronavirus victims.
News January 27
New lawsuits by transgender people challenge bans on name changes for those convicted of crimes.
Justice Lab July 15, 2019
Corrections officials have little data on the electronic monitoring of former prisoners. A new bill aims to change that.
Life Inside June 10, 2019
"We take turns holding the mirror to see each other. And we talk for hours."
Life Inside February 7, 2019
“I didn't have anything to offer her except a lot of lonely nights.”
Series August 28, 2018
A collection of stories about criminal justice in Chicago
Feature March 24, 2016
Imagine living in a cell that’s smaller than a parking space — with a homicidal roommate.
News March 16, 2016
After voters oust two prosecutors for failing to hold police accountable, maybe.