Victoria Law is a freelance journalist focusing on women’s incarceration. She is the author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women (2012) and co-author of forthcoming Your Home Is Your Prison (New Press).
When Former Prosecutors Rebrand Themselves as Progressives to Win Elections
From Kamala Harris to Lori Lightfoot, former prosecutors are rewriting their own histories to present themselves as progressive.
Investigation: Corporations Are Profiting From Immigrant Detainees’ Labor. Some Say It’s Slavery.
At privately run detention centers, immigrants say they're forced to work for $1 a day.
Why People Across the Country Are Raising Money to Bail Strangers Out of Jail
U.S. Prisons and Jails Are Threatening the Lives of Pregnant Women and Babies
Our 6-month investigation reveals the horrific and shameful conditions facing pregnant prisoners—and the inhumane treatment they receive.
How Real Is Orange is the New Black’s Take on Prison Pregnancy?
The Mother Who Just Wanted to Know When Her Son Would Eat