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They Got Their Voting Rights Back, But Will They Go to the Polls?
Thousands of Louisianians on probation and parole face numerous obstacles to casting a ballot, including the idea that their votes don't matter.
June 8, 2018
The Hardest Lesson on Tier 2C
Can a violent adult jail teach kids to love school?
Case in Point
October 16, 2017
A Tragedy of Errors
The corkscrew case of Rogers Lacaze.
March 29, 2016
Why Some Prisoners With HIV Get Better Treatment Than Others
A new report says care varies widely between Louisiana’s jails and prisons.
January 28, 2016
Why Getting Sued Could Be the Best Thing to Happen to New Orleans’ Public Defenders
The ACLU takes the cash-poor agency to court to force the cash-poor legislature to pay.
December 15, 2015
Who is Putting the Most People in Jail? Not New York, Chicago, or LA.
A new tool drills down on hidden incarceration rates.
January 6, 2015
A Short History of Police Protest
From Calvin Coolidge to Bill de Blasio.
December 2, 2014
What You Need to Know About Body Cameras
Police cams are all the rage. Are they the answer?
November 20, 2014
New Orleans is not the only city where police don't get it.