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Analysis January 9
A tip led us to a little-known program that affected hundreds of poor workers.
Feature January 9
How the state’s “restitution program” forces poor people to work off small debts.
News January 8
Understaffing, powerful gangs and constant lockdowns brew tensions that exploded last week.
Feature June 26, 2019
What happened in Mississippi when no one wanted dangerous, low-paying guard jobs.
Feature July 13, 2018
A unique database offered an unprecedented look at the lucrative business.
Feature July 13, 2018
But a haven for bail bondsmen is getting less friendly.
News February 7, 2018
Congressional hopeful, district attorney, debt collector.
Feature January 3, 2017
Researching lynching cold cases, law students restore history.
News November 15, 2016
More than $19 million spent on campaigns for top court seats in 27 states.
News September 6, 2016
A strict new policy begins after "a security violation".