Drug companies are courting jails and judges through sophisticated marketing efforts.
Jail and prison are two different institutions. Jails are most often run by sheriffs and/or local governments and are designed for holding individuals awaiting trial or serving sentences shorter than a year. Prisons are operated by the state and fed
Financial literacy isn't a skill -- it's a lifestyle. Take it from Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll. As an incarcerated individual, Caroll knows the power of a dollar. While in prison, he taught himself how to read and trade stocks, and now he shares a s
Tommy spent his whole sentence in solitary confinement...He was held in a "vast isolation block" where other prisoners such as Islamic Extremist Abu Hamza and Anjem Choudary were held.
The death of millionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein behind bars should trigger "system-wide self-reflection" on how prisoners are treated.
The highly dubious death of Jeffrey Epstein in a US maximum security prison is another strong reason not to extradite Julian Assange into one ?" particularly as many of the same people who are relieved by Epstein's death would like to see Assange
Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman who was sentenced earlier this year to nearly seven years in prison in connection with two federal cases, will be transferred later this week from a minimum security facility in Pennsylvania to New Yo
Inmates want to know about Trump and Stormy Daniels and ask for legal advice in the same joint that holds Billy McFarland and The Situation.
Ross Ulbricht's clemency petition is closing in on 160,000 signatures stemming from individuals asking U.S. President Donald Trump to pardon Ulbricht. In addition to the vast number of signatures, roughly 100 eminent organizations and well known fi
Investigative journalist Will Potter is the only reporter who has been inside a Communications Management Unit, or CMU, within a US prison. These units were opened secretly, and radically alter how prisoners are treated -- even preventing them from h
JPMorgan Chase announced earlier this month that it would stop doing business with private prisons, following pressure from Democrats and progressive activists who know that the private prison sector provides key services to Immigration and Customs E
Podcast on the Broken Prison System...
With Their Loved Ones...In a prison system where a 15-minute phone conversation can cost up to $20, many convicts and their loved ones are unable to afford the costs of communication.
Senator Charles Grassley Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, who has been instrumental in blocking a Democratic Supreme Court nominee for more than one year, pushed through a slew of conservative judges and helped confirm the most controvers
Flanked by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, President Donald Trump on Wednesday endorsed what could be the most significant rewrite of federal prison and sentencing laws in more than a decade.
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Unlocked Futures funds startups formed by and for people who have dealt with the justice system.
Kim Kardashian West is speaking out about her meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday afternoon at the White House, where she discussed with him the case of Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old great-grandmother who is serving a life sentence
We know prisons are racist, classist and abusive. Are they also obsolete?
If you've followed the War on Terror at all, you're almost certainly familiar with the US detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba -- a US prison that exists outside the realm of the US justice system.
Notorious cult leader wanted to wipe out 50 million to stop the polar ice caps melting
The notorious murderer and cult leader Charles Manson who orchestrated the brutal killing of several people and preached about a future apocalyptic race war passed away on November 19 at the age of 83.
If a person is not accused of theft, fraud, harming a minor, or physical violence, there is no place for them in a cell.
An 18-year-old Bronx resident claims in a new lawsuit that workers at a juvenile detention center have been using their teen jailbirds as "sex slaves."
We cannot change the future by trying to erase the past. Tearing down a statue is not a solution to racism -- ending the drug war is.
Nearly one-quarter of all federal inmates are illegal immigrants and virtually all are in deportation proceedings or already face removal orders, according to a new Homeland Security report.