Melissa Lucio’s conviction hinges on a late-night confession and misrepresentations of trauma.
“These folks inside have had enough,” says organizer Brooke Terpsta.
The new digital incarceration program will be administered by private prison giant GEO Group.
Judges regularly take liberties to get around statutes that are supposed to protect survivors, advocates say.
Inmates are more than twice as likely to die of COVID as the general population.
At its worst, the First Step Act further reinforces the discriminatory nature of the U.S. criminal legal system.
Thousands of people were forced to consume arsenic-laced water for years at Kern Valley State Prison.
A new book coauthored by the four abolitionists emphasizes the grassroots and internationalist nature of the movement.
Watchdogs suspect the prison violated federal records law by deleting video footage of the alleged abuse.
Donald Grant and Matthew Reeves were executed after failing to “choose” their own method of death, activists say.