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December 15, 2015
Who is Putting the Most People in Jail? Not New York, Chicago, or LA.
A new tool drills down on hidden incarceration rates.
September 21, 2015
A Letter to Pope Francis
You are about to enter Philadelphia’s largest jail. Here is what you should know.
July 17, 2015
Mayor de Blasio: Tear Down This Jail!
Want to fix Rikers? Close it.
July 2, 2015
California’s Jail-building Boom
What comes after mass incarceration? Local incarceration.
June 9, 2015
Fixing the Jail Where Kalief Browder was Held
Former corrections chief Martin Horn has some ideas for Rikers Island.
Martin F. Horn
April 3, 2015
Where Rape Goes Unnoticed
The Prison Rape Elimination Act is making its way into state prisons, but what about all those county jails?