Despite #MeToo, the criminal legal system remains skeptical when survivors, particularly Black women, defend themselves.
Prisons in multiple states restricted access to pandemic data in 2021.
Advocates are pushing governors — and the president — to bring their imprisoned loved ones home for the holidays.
Jailhouse lawyers in solitary lose access to the vital tools they need to file legal cases from inside cells.
Prison slavery produces billions of dollars for the economy with many corporations taking advantage.
“In a death-making institution, the formation of a social life-support system is a rebellious act,” says Kelly Hayes.
Prison rules say “vulnerable populations,” which include trans women, cannot be subject to administrative segregation.
While previous bills have focused on federal charges, the HOPE Act provides funding for local expungement efforts.
Incarcerated people are routinely subject to air, bus and van transport that heightens their risk of contracting COVID.