Each part of this series by the Brave New Foundation exposes an aspect of corruption in the American prison systems in the name of profit.
A lack of oversight in counterterrorism programs causes critical intelligence to fall through the cracks.
Since drug defendants rarely prevail at trial, it is not surprising that 97 percent of them decide to plead guilty.
Damien Echols of the West Memphis 3 discusses his ordeal during a screening of a new documentary about his case.
The New York City Police Department’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” program was a major issue for voters going to the polls in the city’s mayoral election.
Research has shown that nonviolent, low-level drug offenders have contributed significantly to the dramatic rise in incarceration in the last four decades.
In this episode, Truthout Executive Director Maya Schenwar discusses the harrowing story of her sister giving birth in prison.
Rallies are held nationwide against police brutality, meanwhile the family of Kyam Livingston, who died in a Brooklyn jail after allegedly being denied medical care, filed a wrongful…
Judges took money in exchange for sending juvenile offenders to for-profit youth jails.
The ACLU and other civil liberties groups say privacy recommendations to help standardize piecemeal legislation aimed at regulating domestic drone technology fall short.