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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.
Case in Point April 24, 2017
The strange case of a convicted killer whose “victim” probably died of her own drug overdose.
Crime on the Ballot October 23, 2016
California Prop 62 would repeal the death penalty. A lifer says it doesn’t go far enough.
News May 19, 2016
The high court has said most kids shouldn't be sentenced to life without parole, but some prisoners' fate are in the hands of politics.
News January 25, 2016
The Montgomery ruling says juveniles sentenced to life without parole must get a shot at a new sentence or parole.
Feature January 4, 2016
At 16, Taurus Buchanan threw one deadly punch—and was sent away for life. Will the Supreme Court give him, and hundreds like him, a chance at freedom?
Life Inside December 4, 2015
After 34 years inside, sometimes you never feel free.
News September 22, 2015
New study places a quarter of the sentences in a handful of urban areas.
Life Inside May 26, 2015
A prisoner and former foster child on the kids he knew — and the inmates they became.
News May 14, 2015
... die a (probably) painless death or live 50 years in solitary?
Justice Lab March 20, 2015
Why people age out of crime, and what it could mean for how long we put them away.
Feature December 17, 2014
The public supports it, but the costs are lethal.
Commentary November 30, 2014
There are fates worse than death.
The Frame November 26, 2014
A portrait series captures the toll of long prison sentences on the people who serve them.