In final days, inmates care for inmates, PTMP series part 2

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 | 0 comments

Today in America’s huge prison system, more inmates than ever are aging and dying behind bars. Here in New York, hundreds of sick and...

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Why we don’t talk about prisons in the North Country

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013 | 13 comments

Here’s one of the raw truths of being a reporter.¬† Sometimes you tell stories — hopefully rich, involved, compelling stories...

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Last words from Texas inmates

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 | 1 comment

Check out these last words. The folks over at Good Magazine put together this graphic, from the last words of the 282 people executed in...

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For Herman Wallace, an overturned conviction comes before compassionate release

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 | 0 comments

Herman Wallace, one of the Angola 3, has been in solitary confinement at Angola Prison for the past 41 years. A few months ago, his...

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Watch now: Senators reevaluate mandatory minimums

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 | 0 comments

At this moment, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary is listening to testimonies and discussing the effectiveness of mandatory minimum...

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A former inmate and a former corrections worker talk

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 | 0 comments

We can now look back forty years and see that society was at a tipping point. A new chapter was being written. The war on drugs was in its...

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