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Dying inmates in NY struggle to get home, PTMP series part 1

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 | Comments Off on Dying inmates in NY struggle to get home, PTMP series part 1

Over the last four decades, we’ve seen the number of men and women behind...

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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...

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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...

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What happens when states run out of their lethal drug?

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 | Comments Off on What happens when states run out of their lethal drug?

States are running out of lethal injection drugs, and the shortage uncovers...

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For Herman Wallace, an overturned conviction comes before compassionate release

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 | Comments Off on For Herman Wallace, an overturned conviction comes before compassionate release

Herman Wallace, one of the Angola 3, has been in solitary confinement at Angola...

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Watch now: Senators reevaluate mandatory minimums

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 | Comments Off on Watch now: Senators reevaluate mandatory minimums

At this moment, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary is listening to...

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A former inmate and a former corrections worker talk

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 | Comments Off on A former inmate and a former corrections worker talk

We can now look back forty years and see that society was at a tipping point. A...

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