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Death Sentences February 4
Raymond Riles has been on death row longer than anyone in America. He’s one of many who have languished there for decades with severe mental illnesses.
Death Sentences January 8
Mental illness, childhood abuse and brain injuries affect a large share of those who face the death penalty.
Coronavirus May 15, 2020
While their mental health deteriorates, some are stuck in jail as hospitals are decreasing admissions to prevent the spread of infections.
Life Inside February 13, 2020
“We took off his wrist restraints and gave him pen and paper. He drew up a storm.”
Case in Point April 17, 2019
A South Dakota case reflects the national debate on whether execution should be banned for the mentally ill.
News November 12, 2018
Pairing old-school defense with attention to real-life problems gets people out of jail.
Feature September 3, 2018
Andrew Goldstein's crime set in motion a dramatic shift in how we care for the violent mentally ill. Including for himself—when he's released this month.
News June 7, 2018
As Andre Thomas faces execution for three gory murders, a court questions jury bias and his competency.
Commentary February 22, 2018
No, it’s not mental illness. It’s guns.
News July 12, 2017
A new report contradicts a claim from the Bureau of Prisons.