Results related to “Prison”
by Jamilah King on June 20 2014, 10:43AM
One woman who spent four years in state prison reviews Netflix’s big summer hit.
by Julianne Hing on June 16 2014, 11:41AM
Today, prisons function as “society’s psychiatric institutions.”
by Jamilah King on July 19 2013, 11:00AM
“When you incarcerate someone, you’re incarcerating all the people that love them, too.”
by Jamilah King on July 18 2013, 10:44AM
An inmate speaks out.
by Brentin Mock on July 3 2013, 3:26PM
Judge denies preliminary injunction that would protect death row inmates from extreme heat. Says he needs more evidence
On a call for investors on Thursday, the president and CEO of the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the country’s largest private prison contractor, said that he’s not concerned about the impact that immigration reform might have on the immigration…
by Jorge Rivas on December 6 2012, 4:00PM
Thomas M. Wierdsma, a Senior Vice President for Project Development at GEO is seen confirming he said he would use his position to deport his son’s Hungarian wife.
If you’re fluent in English and Spanish and looking for a job, Mississippi needs you.
by Jamilah King on November 20 2012, 10:13AM
The criminal cost of talking to a loved one behind bars has taken center stage at the Federal Communications Commission. And that’s exactly what organizers had in mind.
Juan Lopez-Fuentes became the first inmate to be sentenced for a riot that rattled a Mississippi federal prison in May.
by Jorge Rivas on October 29 2012, 4:34PM
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg tellingly misinterpreted a reporter’s question during a pre-Sandy press conference Sunday.
by Brentin Mock on October 24 2012, 9:28AM
Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell is restoring the voting rights of more formerly incarcerated residents than any previous administration. And it’s still a drop in the bucket.
The government has a plan to expand private prisons for immigrants, despite those facilities’ deadly track record.
by Jorge Rivas on September 7 2012, 3:25PM
The investigation was conducted by the Civil Rights Division’s Special Litigation Section and focused on whether prisoners at the facility were subject to sexual abuse in violation of their constitutional rights.
The State of Texas is poised to outsource management of a public psychiatric hospital to a company that’s made its billions in the business of private criminal and civil immigration lockup.
by Jamilah King on July 30 2012, 10:30AM
Louisiana’s is the world’s prison capital — and also a dumping ground for shady doctors.
by Jorge Rivas on June 26 2012, 2:09PM
Despite a 41% decrease in violent crime since 1990 incarceration rates have soared.
A for-profit, Corrections Corporation of America facility holding non-citizen inmates is on lockdown after a weekend riot. Officials insist it was a gang feud. But reports from inside suggest a pattern of abuse and neglect that has recurred at privately run prisons.