By MICHAEL WINERIP and MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ DANNEMORA, N.Y. — Inmates who have served time at the Clinton Correctional Facility here … Continue reading An Inmate Dies, and No One Is Punished
He was suspected of stealing a backpack as a teen. His parents couldn’t afford the $10,000 bail so he remained … Continue reading Kalief Browder, Jailed For 3 Years Without Conviction, Dies Of Suicide
BY JONATHAN ALLEN The New York City Department of Correction has routinely violated the constitutional rights of male teenagers … Continue reading DOJ: NYC jail routinely violates rights of teen inmates
Photo via Flickr user Rennett Stowe By Ray Downs Public schools and prisons are becoming increasingly linked—police officers are now … Continue reading Public Schoolteachers’ Pensions Are Partially Funded by Private Prisons
by Brad Plumer For decades now, social scientists and criminologists have been railing against America’s sky-high incarceration rate. There are … Continue reading America’s prison population is shrinking. But will it last?
New York corrections officials say they have graduated 45,000 inmates from military-style boot camp over the past 25 years and … Continue reading NY prison shock camps claim lower recidivism