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Feature May 22
Just ask a Dallas woman who spent a year in jail without talking to a lawyer.
Life Inside May 13
At age 17, I was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. I got out due to Supreme Court decisions, but there was one catch: Parole for the rest of my life.
Life Inside March 25
Between scant information, limited phone time and insensitive staff, prison compounded a profound loss.
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.
Coronavirus June 3, 2020
The Supreme Court gave teens sentenced to life in prison a shot at freedom. Many are still waiting.
Election 2020 March 12, 2020
Respondents who’ve spent decades behind bars were more politically engaged than their peers, but they’re also the most cynical.
Justice Lab January 30, 2020
The Supreme Court ended automatic life without parole for children. What replaces it remains unclear.
Life Inside October 3, 2019
“If I could save one man from doing what I did, then I will have found a calling for my final years.”
News May 23, 2019
The story of North Carolina’s longest-serving inmate highlights the situation of people with intellectual disabilities in the criminal justice system.
Life Inside September 27, 2018
“After three decades, I now feel like I’m dying a slow death.”