The murder of Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy in the Harlem projects.
“Peril is generational for black people in America—and incarceration is our current mechanism for ensuring that the peril continues.”
Pennsylvania is on the verge of saying yes.
Voices from the inside of New York City’s infamous jail.
On the penalties imposed – or not – on prison guards who have sex with inmates.
A federal judge resents the harshness of mandatory drug sentences.
“If you’re a glass is half-full kind of person, you’d say they’re repurposing the abandoned coal mine” and using it to create jobs, says Wright. “And if you're a glass is half-empty kind of person, you'd say it's pretty unconscionable that you’re putting people in cages at gunpoint and putting them in toxic waste sites.”
Investigating the death of Rikers Island women’s jail inmate Jackie Caquias, and other abuses of women prisoners’ access to medical care.
The events leading up to the botched execution of Clayton Lockett.