The Miami Herald continues to blow the Florida Department of Corrections wide open with their newest investigative series. I-Team investigation … Continue reading BEYOND PUNISHMENT: A Miami Herald investigation of Lowell Correctional Institution
This short Op-Doc documentary profiles a former prisoner who guides men released from life sentences in California through their first … Continue reading A Ride Home From Prison
Mass incarceration is a public health epidemic, @phillydotcom reports: Erin Shigekawa, MPH, Health Policy Fellow at the Center for Healthcare … Continue reading We’re number one…
In 1995, Ramirez allegedly raped Patricia Esparza. He was tortured and killed weeks later. Now she’s charged with his murder. … Continue reading Will you stand with Patricia, a woman falsely accused of murdering her rapist?
Justice- Texas Style….. Texas Man Sentenced to 50 Years In Prison For Stealing 35 Of Ribs A 43-year-old Texan … Continue reading Texas Man Sentenced to 50 Years In Prison For Stealing … $35 Of Ribs?
SCPR, Solitary Watch, LA Times and Slate have all published very recent articles regarding suicides in California state prisons after … Continue reading They dont care about us…..
A documentary profiles Shane Taylor, one of more than 4,000 nonviolent offenders serving life in California prisons under a three-strikes … Continue reading ‘Three Strikes of Injustice’
Life-sentencing young offenders for petty crimes costs California taxpayers about $3m a time. Is that rational, let alone just? Sadhbh … Continue reading Proposition 36 promises an end to California’s punitive three strikes law
Marisa Lagos and Ryan Gabrielson Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle: Inmate counselor Vincent Russo talks about healthy relationships at an Addiction … Continue reading Majority of third-strike inmates are addicts, records show
New America Media News Report, Rene Ciria-Cruz Supporters of Proposition 36 are optimistic that changing attitudes toward prison reform, … Continue reading After 18 Years of “Three Strikes,” Are Californians Ready for a Change?