Thousands of people released because of the pandemic now face reincarceration.
The close ties between incarceration and pollution seen in Detroit are replicated across the United States.
People diagnosed with mental illnesses are disproportionately incarcerated or killed during encounters with police.
The legislation would address the 13th Amendment’s clause allowing involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime.
The #EndTheException campaign is calling for an amendment that would strike the slavery clause from the 13th Amendment.
The representative sharply criticized the death penalty, calling it “state-sanctioned murder.”
The digital rights group Fight for the Future called on Biden to pardon the former NSA contractor “immediately.”
Prisoners are worried that reinstated searches will allow guards to spread COVID-19 throughout prisons — again.
In New York City, thousands of calls between incarcerated people and their legal teams were illegally recorded.
“None of us are safe, so long as safety is mythologized on these terms,” says Kelly Hayes.