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