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No Photo ID, No Services: Coronavirus Poses Steep Hurdles After Prison
For many people leaving prison during the pandemic, closed DMVs mean closed doors.
“Everybody’s Scared”: Panic At Immigrant Detention Center After Positive Coronavirus Test
Detainees say officials give them little information and are not doing enough to reduce their risk.
First ICE Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Case confirmed at Elizabeth, N.J., facility currently holding almost 200 detainees.
Case in Point
May 21, 2018
Citizen? Prove it.
After 22 years, Manuel Herrera discovers that it’s complicated.
June 1, 2017
I’m a Bail Bondsman Who’s Tired of Being Demonized
A small business owner fights back against changes in the bail industry.
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Case in Point
March 20, 2017
When “No” Doesn’t Mean “No”
Did the subject invoke his right to remain silent?
December 14, 2016
What Chris Christie Got Wrong About Solitary Confinement
Scope, purpose, duration — in short, everything
January 27, 2016
Why Some Young Sex Offenders Are Held Indefinitely
Jhon Sanchez already served his time for a series of sex offenses he committed when he was 13. But he’s not free yet. Inside the world of civil commitment.
June 25, 2015
New Jersey Moves to Keep Kids Under 15 From Adult Court
Age restriction would be toughest in the nation.
May 27, 2015
Out of Prison, Out of Luck
When the test of innocence is withheld.