Studies have found that anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder are common in those who have lived in prison for a long period of time and who are accustomed to prison life.
The solutions at our disposal in the fight against racism in the workplace leave us armed with a Swiss army knife while facing a nuclear opponent. We can all do more and do better.
The growing band of American colonists realized they were among a diverse collection of peoples from different lands, different cultures and different interests, all with one common resolve to live independent and free of fear. So from their perspective of oppression, they focused not on musket and domain, but on commonality.
Visiting my son in jail for the first time, I know that I cannot protect him. Although he is too young to drink, the criminal justice system regards him as an adult.
Our table shows that more than 10% of people incarcerated in state prisons are 55 or older - and in some states, like Montana, the percentage is much higher.
The apparent suicide of Jerry Epstein has given birth to a flood of media commentaries revealing the shortfalls of the Metropolitan Correctional Center where Epstein was held.
As more convicts hit their golden years in jails not equipped to handle their decline in health, we need shorter sentences and flexible sentencing.
In three decades of advocating for prison abolition, the activist and scholar has helped transform how people think about criminal justice.
My federal prison sentence ended three months ago, and for someone who’s been free only that long, it would appear that I have accomplished quite a lot.
German-style program at a Connecticut maximum security prison emphasizes rehab for inmates.