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Coronavirus May 6
Closed courts, faulty technology and delays in post-release programs are among a range of barriers keeping a population prime for release behind bars.
Coronavirus April 3
Social distancing is pressing officials across the country to skip traditional methods such as jailing people for “technical violations” like missing check-ins.
News January 17
Despite statewide legalization, some counties ban probationers and parolees from using medical marijuana. So the chronically ill turn to less effective and more addictive prescription drugs.
Case in Point November 18, 2019
If William Palmer wins in court, thousands could get closer to exiting California prisons.
Life Inside November 13, 2019
“It’s conflicting, I imagine, to hear how someone who once took a life thinks about living a good life.”
News November 4, 2019
The state slashed sentences for more than 500 people convicted in low-level drug and theft cases.
Life Inside October 28, 2019
“Even in prison, I didn’t feel so overwhelmed with worry about doing something wrong when I’m doing everything right.”
News April 17, 2019
Most prosecutors automatically oppose parole requests. Not Eric Gonzalez.
News February 11, 2019
Missouri lawsuit says that the state’s parole process puts too many people back behind bars.
News October 2, 2018
At 16, one deadly punch sent him away for life. The Supreme Court gave him a second chance at freedom.