The state has 37 people on death row. Three are out of appeals and in line to be executed.
After viewing tape of Scott’s in-custody murder at the Collin County Jail, his family says he suffered “day of torture.”
“Alternatives” like invasive electronic monitoring turn communities into cages and further exploit people.
Our children have been entrapped in a web of collaboration involving judges, prosecutors and police officers.
While the report’s scope is limited to Illinois, its recommendations are relevant to women’s incarceration nationwide.
The state has vaccinated 69 percent of the people in prison. However, most guards are not required to get vaccinated.
Patterns of incarceration lay bare the relationship between race, poverty and pollution.
Like the racist crackdown on crack cocaine, a crackdown on fentanyl is filling prisons, not preventing deaths.
Truthout speaks with Victoria Law about her new primer for people who are starting to think about mass incarceration.
“We can’t give out the ultimate punishment without being 100 percent sure that we’re right,” Gov. Ralph Northam said.