Advocates for reproductive rights in Tennessee won an important concession — an end to pregnancy in cuffs and chains.
In a nation with the world’s largest prison population, decarceration must be our goal.
A pantomime of “justice” and “rule of law” cloaks the persecution of Julian Assange for exposing U.S. war crimes.
New York now puts people with mental health needs in prison units that claim to be therapeutic but are harshly punitive.
Creating avenues for criminalization targets marginalized people without reducing gun violence, safety advocates say.
I met Jarrod Shanahan before my own sentence at Rikers. His new book details how the jail “took New York City hostage.”
In addition to being punished for his mental illness, advocates say, Gay was punished for advocating for himself.
Towns that rely on a system that criminalizes and cages human beings need to rethink how their economies are organized.
An appeals court paused Melissa Lucio’s execution. Attorneys and organizers are mobilizing to stop it entirely.
Twenty-two-year-old Leah Eggleson is facing a 20-to-life sentence for defending herself against her abuser.