Prison

New Online Tool Maps Incarceration Rates in Every U.S. County

New Online Tool Maps Incarceration Rates in Every U.S. County

The number of people held in U.S. jails has more than quadrupled since 1970

Harvard Debate Team Loses to New York Prison Inmates

Harvard Debate Team Loses to New York Prison Inmates

The inmates’ win shows that life experience can teach more than schoolbooks alone.

Mentally Ill Man Dies in Jail After Getting Caught Stealing $5 in Snacks

Mentally Ill Man Dies in Jail After Getting Caught Stealing $5 in Snacks

“A jail is not a place to be locked out of mental health treatment.”

At Least Six Minority Women Died in Prison This Month

At Least Six Minority Women Died in Prison This Month

While it may seem like there are more deaths of minorities in jail then ever, the likely truth is that the stories of those who have died are getting more attention.

Gucci Mane Pens Letter to Fans From Prison

Gucci Mane Pens Letter to Fans From Prison

“If I had to change anything in the last 10 years I would not change one thing.”

New Synthetic Weed “Black Mamba” is Making British Prisoners Crazy

New Synthetic Weed “Black Mamba” is Making British Prisoners Crazy

Are you ready for a ride in the mambulance?