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17% Of The Prison Population Has Hepatitis C, Here’s How That Could Change
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What Are People Saying About the Stanford Case?
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Governor Restores Voting Rights To More Than 200,000 Formerly Convicted Virginians
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Alabama Governor Blames Prisoner Uprisings On “Overcrowding And Understaffing”
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Where Might Remaining Guantanamo Detainees Be Sent If The Camp Closes?
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How Do Companies Make Money From Incarceration?
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After Decades In Solitary Confinement Judge Orders Last Member of Angola 3 Released
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Feeling the Bern or Ready for Hillary? Where The Democrats Stand on Criminal Justice
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After 16 Years in Prison DNA Evidence Leads to Exoneration
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Thousands of Prisoners Released After Drug Sentences Reduced, But One in Three May Face Deportation
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Clinton Campaign Will Stop Taking Cash from Private Prison Companies’ PACs and Lobbyists
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Prison Phone Call Rates Capped
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Georgia Denies Kelly Gissendaner Clemency Despite Pope’s Pleas
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Texas Provides Virginia with Lethal Injection Drugs Amid National Shortage
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Appeals Court Overturns Murder Sentences for Three of the Elkhart Four
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Appeals Court Grants Last-Minute Stay of Execution for Richard Glossip
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Oklahoma Execution Looms but Lawyers say Richard Glossip “Sentenced to Death Because He’s Poor
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Inmate Firefighters Are on the Frontlines of Fighting the West Coast’s Wildfires
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California First State To Pay For Prisoner’s Sex Affirmation Surgery
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Transgender Woman Who Took California to Court Over Cost of Surgery to be Paroled
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Should Prisoners Pay Medical Bills?
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“The Punishment Simply Does Not Fit The Crime”: President Obama on Criminal Justice Reform (VIDEO)
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California Hunger Strikes Two Years On: What Has Changed?
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Nebraska Abolishes Death Penalty
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Witness Testimony From Attica Prison Uprising Released for First Time
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Pennsylvania’s “Revictimization Relief Act” Struck Down by Federal Judge
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Columbia Students Sit-In For Prison Divestment
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After Prisonville: What Next For Willacy?
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San Diego Rapper Facing 25 Years To Life For Mixtape Could Have Case Dismissed
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Captive Nation: Dan Berger on Black Prison Organizing and Mass Incarceration
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What’s Up with the Koch Brothers and Criminal Justice Reform?
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Protest Over Medical Services Sparks Prisoner Uprising At Controversial Private Prison in Texas
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California Follows Vermont in Providing Condoms to State Prisoners
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Should Architects Design Buildings Used For Executions And Isolation?
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From Chicago’s North Side to Guantánamo: Former Detective Accused of Torture
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Pennsylvania Puts Death Penalty on Hold
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Consequences of a “Hate Crime”: From a Fire on a Bus to Seven Years Prison
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New Challenge To Pennsylvania Law Restricting Mumia Abu-Jamal And Other Prisoners’ Speech
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A Year in Criminal Justice
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‘Tis The Season For Clemency
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Christmas Behind Bars
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DC Mayor Withdraws Proposed Jail Health Care Contract Amidst Controversy
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Wisconsin Woman Jailed Under ‘Cocaine-Mom’ Law
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‘Chipping Away At The System’: Maya Schenwar on Alternatives to Our ‘Justice’ System
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Listen: California Attorney General “Shocked” By Her Own Department’s Arguments Against Parole
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Clinton-Era Law Costing Death Row Prisoners Chance At Appeal
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Prop 47 Passes: California Wobbles Towards Sentencing Reform
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Prison Baseball: San Quentin’s World Series
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