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Life Inside June 14
“I won’t be swept under the rug anymore. This is me.”
Life Inside April 26
“With my new lease on life, I still remember the one I took.”
Commentary March 14
Counting failure is no way to encourage success.
Commentary January 24
Having a man counts as a plan in some reentry programs.
News January 16
Some states are welcoming back ex-offenders to work behind bars.
Life Inside November 30, 2017
“It felt like the universe put us together.”
Life Inside October 26, 2017
“The criminal justice system has become an ever-present shadow looming over my life.”
ViewFinder September 17, 2017
A young mother struggles with life on the sex offender registry.
Commentary September 10, 2017
A mistake from a Dallas grandmother’s past reared its ugly head when she least expected it.
Commentary July 10, 2017
For the incarcerated, personal agency is a deciding factor in success after release.
ViewFinder July 10, 2017
At an Ohio eatery, patrons get Nashville-style hot chicken and the formerly-incarcerated get a fair shot at employment.
News June 18, 2017
After 18 months of freedom, Robert Woodall may be headed back behind bars.
The Frame June 13, 2017
Ronald Elston spent more than 30 years in prison, with no preparation for what he would do if he got out.
News May 31, 2017
A new survey of 2,000 federal prisoners reveals big gaps in teaching reentry skills.
Feature December 6, 2016
Medicaid for ex-prisoners saves money and lives, but millions are released without it.
Life Inside October 20, 2016
“Being able to vote — that’s rare for people like me.”
Feature September 14, 2016
Applicants said the country's largest state university system discriminated against former prison inmates. Now, the schools have decided to 'ban the box'.
News June 22, 2016
When being innocent isn’t enough, you need Jon Eldan.
Q&A May 11, 2016
Rick Stevens on his three decades locked up and his return to performing.
Commentary April 6, 2016
What society owes the exonerated.
News December 11, 2015
‘I never thought people would care.’
Life Inside December 4, 2015
After 34 years inside, sometimes you never feel free.
Life Inside July 16, 2015
Freedom, with conditions.
Commentary July 8, 2015
An author and former prisoner reflects on the white supremacist’s potential fate.
Justice Lab June 4, 2015
Surprising new research suggests parolees who go somewhere new are less likely to offend again.
Q&A April 9, 2015
‘They tell you justice is blind. I am telling you that justice can see.'
Asked and Answered March 17, 2015
Daniel Luke, a 45-year-old former inmate from Oregon, on his time behind bars and what he struggles with now that he’s out.
Life Inside February 9, 2015
Out of prison, not yet home.