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OverCriminalized: Alternatives to Incarceration?
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Former Chicago Police Commander Accused of Torture Released from Prison
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US Prisons Guilty of Censorship Says Report to UN
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Despite Anti-Shackling Laws Pregnant Prisoners Are Still Being Put In Handcuffs and Chains
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Thirty Two Florida Prison Guards Fired Amid Allegations of Abuse
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Forty Years in Solitary: Two of the Angola Three Sue Louisiana Prison Officials
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California Jails Forcing Women to Take Pregnancy Tests Face Legal Challenge
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North Carolina’s Longest-Serving Death Row Prisoner Released
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California Moves to Change Solitary Confinement for Mentally Ill Prisoners
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How Many People Are Convicted of Crimes They Didn’t Commit?
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Videos Show Denver Sheriffs Slapping, Choking, Punching, and Tasing Prisoners
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New York Prison Guards Union Backs Plan to Change District Attorney for Rikers Island
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Execution of Arizona Prisoner Takes Almost Two Hours
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Judge says States Carrying out Death Penalty “Committing a Horrendous Brutality on our Behalf”
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WATCH: Comedian John Oliver Weighs in on America’s Criminal Justice System
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Sentencing Commission Votes to Reduce Thousands of Prison Sentences
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More Correctional Officers Arrested in Rikers Island Investigation
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Violent Crime in Prison Doesn’t Count in Federal Reports
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Juveniles Still Face Decades in Prison Under New Mandatory Minimum Sentences
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The Price of Prison Time: States Pay-Out for Post-Conviction Exonerations
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‘When I See You, I See $80 a Day’: New Report Slams Private Prisons for Immigrants
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Shocking Photos From Inside Private Prison
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Colorado Bans Use of Solitary Confinement for “Seriously Mentally Ill” Prisoners
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Imprisoned for Being Too Poor to Pay a Fine?
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TIMELINE: A History of the Death Penalty
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Prisoner Deaths in Florida Mental Health Units Investigated
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Deaths on Rikers Island Raise Concerns for Mentally Ill Prisoners
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County Sheriffs Refuse to Comply with ICE Holds
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Sixty Years After Brown v Board of Education, Racism Persists in Prison System says Attorney General
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Massachusetts Prisoners Take Sheriffs To Court Over “Degrading” Strip-Searches
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Hunger Strike May Spur Federal Reform to Immigration Detention
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Presidential Clemency: Which Presidents Used It Most?
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New Chance of Clemency for Thousands of Federal Prisoners
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Meet Cam Ward. Alabama State Senator. Republican. Prison Reformer?
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Transgender Prisoner Files Lawsuit After Hormone Therapy Denied
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New Law In Tennessee Will Send Women To Prison For Illegal Drug Use While Pregnant
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California Moves to Prevent Future Sterilization of Prisoners
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Is Prison Labor A Union Issue?
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The Free Alabama Movement: “Alabama Will Be Ground Central For A Civil Rights Movement Again”
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Alabama Prison Work Strike ‘Stalls’ But Wins Support from Wobblies
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Doctors Question Medical Diagnosis Used in Thousands of Criminal Cases
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Prisoners in Texas Dying from Extreme Heat
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Kentucky Prison Doctor Fired After Hunger Striking Prisoner Starves to Death
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New Mexico Ending Conjugal Visits for Prisoners
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North Carolina Supreme Court May Return Prisoners Spared by Racial Justice Act to Death Row
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Prison Food Company Faces Fresh Criticism
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Hunger Strikers Deported From Northwest Detention Center
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California Moves to Curb Solitary Confinement
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