National/International Reentry News

4/26/17: The Pew Charitable Trusts: Doing Less Time: Some States Cut Back on Probation

4/24/17: The Washington Post: We're jailing way more people who've been convicted of exactly nothing

4/21/17: The New York Times: Spend a Dollar on Drug Treatment, and Save More on Crime Reduction

4/21/17: USA Today: The price of justice doesn't cover the bills: Column

4/20/17: The Guardian: Behind bars, beyond means: the crusing expense of loving someone in prison

4/18/17: The New York Times: States Can't Keep Criminal Fines of Exonerated, Supreme Court Rules

4/17/17: The Weekly Standard: Ex-Offenders Need Jobs, Not Handouts. But There Are Too Many Regulatory Barriers.

4/13/17: Prison Pollicy Initiative Updates: How much to incarcerated people earn in each state?

4/11/17: The New York Times: 'Locking Up Our Own,' What Led to Mass Incarceration of Black Men

4/7/17: Stateline: Getting the Mentally Ill Out of Jails

4/6/17: Drug Policy Alliance News: U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke Leads Bipartisan Bill that Repeals Federal Transportation Law Requiring States to Suspend Driver's Licenses for Drug Offenses

4/3/17: WitnessLA: Does Race Affect Plea Bargaining? A New Study Says YES

3/31/17: The Washington Post: How white America has created a colony of incarceration for people of color

3/28/17: LA Weekly: In Tijuana, the Recently Deported Are Trapped in Purgatory

3/27/17: NPR: College Classes In Maximum Security: "It Gives You Meaning'

3/17: Excon.com: ExconVersations with Taymullah Abdur-Rahman: A podcast about redemption

3/27/17: CBS News: Jeff Sessions calls on sanctuary cities to "enforce our immigration laws"

3/24/17: The Washington Post: Blame game: Trump casts immigrants as dangerous criminals, but the evidence shows otherwise

3/24/17: .mic: Formerly incarcerated artists can now apply to win a $20K arts fellowship

3/23/17: Los Angeles Times: 34 cities and counties urge a federal judge to block Trump's 'sanctuary cities' executive order

3/21/17: reason.com: First ICE Report on Police Who Won't Detain Immigrants Shows How Small the Problem Is

3/20/17: Pacific Standard: What's Propelling Second-Chance Legislation Across America?

3/17/17: Carceral Complex: Beyond the Bars: Arts and Humanities Education in Prison

3/17/17: Boston Review: How Immigrants Became Criminals

3/17/17: The Crime Report: Women Shortchanged by Justice Reforms: Report

3/16/17: Vice News: Abortion behind bars: Terminating a pregnancy in prison can be next to impossible

3/9/17: Boston Review: Who Do Sanctuary Cities Protect?

3/8/17: witnessLA: Report Shows Disproportionate Number of Black Defendants Are Wrongfully Convicted

3/8/17: The Washington Post: Senators seek to reform justice system nationwide by launching national Criminal Justice Commission

3/6/17: Vox: A very conservative Supreme Court justice seems ready to stop police from taking your stuff

3/6/17: Pacific Standard: Public Crime Registries Rarely Work, So Why Do They Continue to Grow?

3/6/17: The New York Times: Did the Supreme Court Base a Ruling on a Myth?

3/3/17: Prison Policy Initiative: Food for thought: Prison food is a public health problem

3/1/17: Stateline: Locked Up: Is Cash Bail on the Way Out?

2/27/17: The New York Times: Mental Illness, Untreated Behind Bars

2/24/17: The New York Times: Under Mr. Trump, Private Prisons Thrive Again

2/23/17: The New York Review of Books: Scholars Behind Bars

2/22/17: The Nation: This Building Was Once a Notorious Women's Prison. Now It's Becoming a Center for Feminist Organizing.

2/21/17: USA Today: Suspending driver's licenses creates a vicious cycle: Column

2/21/17: Mother Jones: The Private Prison Industry Is Licking Its Chops Over Trump's Deportation Plans

2/6/17: The Crime Report: How 'Collateral Consequences' Complicate Life After Prison

2/5/17: Mother Jones: Go to Jail. Die from Drug Withdrawal. Welcome to the Criminal Justice System.

1/27/17: The Outline: Why We Exclude Prisoners from the Unemployment Rate

1/25/17: The Week: The plunder of the American prison system

1/23/17: The Washington Post: Successful basketball coach with 15-year-old drug conviction challenges NCAA's 'No felons' rule

1/18/17: The Huffington Post: Notorious New York Prison Is Reclaimed By The Women It Once Caged

1/10/17: The Huffington Post: Bail System Overdue for an Overhaul in America

1/9/17: Fast Company: What's Next for American Prisons And Criminal Justice Reform?

1/4/17: USA Today: Keep private industry out of risoner reform: Column

12/30/16: Pro Publica: Bias in Criminal Risk Scores Is Mathematically Inevitable, Researchers Say

12/30/16: Prison Policy Initiative: Another century of mass incarceration?

12/21/16: Talk Poverty: The Obama Legacy: Chipping Away at Mass Incarceration

12/20/16: The Marshall Project: Child Support Relief Coming for Incarcerated Parents

12/15/16: Times Record News: Study: Latinos are under-counted in criminal justice system

12/12/16: The New York Times: The Prosecutor's Deal, the Defendant's Dilemma

12/12/16: The New York Times: After a Crime, the Price of a Second Chance

12/16: NY Magazine: When Ex-cons Change Their Vocabulary, They Stay Out of Jail

12/9/16: The New York Times: Four Violent Crimes: You Decide the Sentence

12/6/16: The Crime Report: The 'Startling' Link Between Low Interest Rates and Low Crime

12/5/16: New York Daily News: Young casualties of our war on crime: How Trump & Sessions' approach to incarceration will hurt the children of inmates

12/5/16: reason.com: Two Federal Courts Call BS on Banning Sex Offenders from 'Child Safety Zones'

11/30/16: The Washington Post: The Justice Department just unveiled new prison reforms. But the Trump administration might scrap them.

11/29/16: BloombergBusinessweek: An Incubator for (Former) Drug Dealers

11/25/16: The New York Times: Mothers in Prison

11/25/16: The New York Times: For Women, a Cheaper, Better Alternative to Prison

11/20/16: nj.com: From Princeton to prison, in this jailhouse classroom everyone learns

11/17/16: U.S. Department of Education: Citing Prison Inmate Literacy Study, King Calls for More High-Quality Education Programs in Correctional Facilities

11/14/16: The Atlantic: When a Sibling Goes to Prison

11/13/16: The Washington Post: As a sheriff, I know that jail is not always the answer

11/16: Politico Magazine: What It's Like to Vote After Prison

11/4/16: Ars Technica: Court blocks FCC attempt to cap prison phone rates

10/10/16: Slate: Extended Sentence

10/9/16: Tech.Mic: (Exclusive) Crime-prediction tool PredPol amplifies racially biased policing, study shows

10/6/16: Slate: New Slaves

10/6/16: The New York Times: Why 10% of Florida Adults Can't Vote: How Felony Convictions Affect Access to the Ballot

10/5/16: The Hill: The rich bail out and the poor get prison

10/5/16: The Marshall Project: Making the Case Against Banishing Sex Offenders

10/4/16: Counterpunch: None Dare Call It Justice: Eighteen Examples of Racism in Criminal Legal System

10/2/16: The Marshall Project: How Can a Criminal Record Haunt You for the Rest of Your Life?

9/29/16: The New York Times: A Virtual Visit to a Relative in Jail

9/28/16: The Washington Post: A former criminal turned his life around and now takes incredible photos

9/27/16: The New York Times: The Exoneree Band Is Free to Rock, and Rightly So

9/26/16: Slate: The Trailer for Ava DuVernay's Netflix Documentary Promises a Damning Look at Mass Incarceration

9/26/16: The Nation: These Women Are Demanding a Voice in the Criminal Justice Conversation

9/23/16: The Hill: Some congressional failures are successes in disguise

9/22/16: Pacific Standard: The Worst Place to Die

9/21/16: The Crime Report: Finding Common Cause: Victims and the Movement to Reduce Incarceration

9/16: Takepart: Violence and Redemption: The only way to tackle mass incarceration is to address the issue of those convicted of violent offenses

9/16/16: The New York Times: Why the Senate Couldn't Pass a Crime Bill Both Parties Backed

9/16: Takepart: Rehabilitating Violent Offenders Is Possible. Why Aren't We Doing It?

9/2/16: The New York Times: This small Inidiana county sends more people to prison than San Francisco and Durham, N.D., combined. Why?

8/31/16: McClatchy: This may be one reason so many federal prisoners end up back in jail

8/30/16: The Huffington Post: Crime Survivors Are Organizing. They Want Criminal Justice Reform, Too.

8/29/16: The New Yorker: Learning From the Slaughter in Attica

8/23/16: The Marshall Project: Bail Reformers Aren't Waiting for Bail Reform

8/23/16: The Nation: Private Prison Companies Are Embracing Alternatives to Incarceration

8/23/16: Moyers & Company: What You Need to Know About the Private Prison Phase-Out

8/22/16: The Nation: Why Are There So Many Women in Jail?

8/19/16: The Huffington Post: Obama Justice Department Joins the Fight Against America's Bail Industry

8/18/16: The Marshall Project: Crime in Context

8/18/16: Bloomberg: Private Prison Stocks Sink After U.S. Signals the End

8/17/16: the guardian: Never mind a second chance. Our incarcerated women need a first one

8/17/16: The New York Times: Number of Women in Jail Has Grown Far Faster Than That of Men, Study Says

8/16/16: The Washington Post: Black incarceration hasn't been this low in a generation

8/16/16: The Verge: Criminal Charges: Prison Phones are a predatory monopoly. One family fought back--and won.

8/1/16: The New Yorker: The Link Between Money and Aggressive Policing

8/11/16: The New York Times: Eric Holder: We Can Have Shorter Sentences and Less Crime

8/11/16: The Atlantic: The Elusiveness of an Official ID After Prison

8/10/16: The New York Times: Here's How Racial Bias Plays Out in Policing

8/9/16: The Crime Report: 'The Worst Way to Address Mental Illness'

8/5/16: Vox: The tyranny of a traffic ticket

8/4/16: National Geographic: Aging Inmates: Photographer Shines Light on Loneliness and Isolation

8/2/16: The New York Times: Barriers to Reforming Police Practices

7/31/16: Boston Globe: Robert Spangenberg, 83; founded Boston Legal Assistance Project

7/30/16: The New York Times: Punishment That Doesn't Fit the Crime

7/25/16: The Hill: Marking kids for life on sex offender registries

7/22/16: the guardian: Want police reform? Charge rich people more for speeding tickets

7/21/16: Pacific Standard: How Prisons Overtook Schools as the Foremost American Institutions

7/20/16: The Atlantic: Can Training Programs Help Improve Police-Community Relations?

7/19/16: Pretrial Justice Institute: Pretrial Supervision, Like Detention, Should Be Carefully Limited

7/18/16: Bloomberg Law: A Defender Office for Suppreme Court Advocacy?

7/18/16; The Atlantic: Mass Incarceration Is Making Infectious Diseases Worse

7/15/16: The New York Times: The Wrong Way to Count Prisoners

7/13/16: The New York Times: Senate Approves Bill to Combat Opioid Addiction Crisis

7/12/16: The Huffington Post: How We Fund Our Criminal Justice System

7/11/16: Talk Poverty: The Next Step for Organized Labor? People in Prison

7/8/16: The Washington Post: One year out

7/8/16: The Atlantic: Is America Repeating the Mistakes of 1968?

7/7/16: Vera Institute of Justice: The importance of education for incarcerated women

7/6/16: KQED News: How Mass Incarceration Shapes the Lives of Black Women

7/1/16: Identities.Mic: 15 Things Your City Can Do Right Now to End Police Brutality

6/30/16: The Atlantic: The White House Has a New Data-Driven Criminal-Justice Project

6/27/16: Justice Center: SCA Grantee Discovers New Way of Policing by Asking Women Involved with the Justice System 'What If?'

6/25/16: The New York Times: In Search of the Felon-Friendly Workplace

6/16: Politico Magazine: Why Prisoners Deserve the Right to Vote

6/22/16: PJI Pretrial Justice Institute: Let Unconvicted Men Be Fathers

6/21/16: The New York Times: A Home After Prison

6/21/16: Reason.com: Unfounded Fears of Pedophile Rings, Stranger Danger, and Satanists

6/16/16: Prison Policy Initiative: States of Incarceration: The Global Context 2016

6/2/16: The Atlantic: How Prison Debt Ensares Offenders

6/1/16: The New York Times: Rich Defendants' Request to Judges: Lock Me Up in a Gilded Cage

5/31/16: Justice Center: Risk and Needs Assessment and Race in the Criminal Justice System

5/27/16: The New York Times: 'From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime,' by Elizabeth Hinton

5/26/16: The New York Review of Books: Our Awful Prisons: How They Can Be Changed

5/24/16: The Establishment: Inside The Fight To Protect Face-To-Face Visitation For Prisoners

5/24/16: Pew Charitable Trusts: Having a Parent Behind Bars Costs Children, States

5/24/16: The Marshall Project: For Some Prisoners, Finishing Their Sentences Doesn't Mean They Get Out

5/23/16: Prison Policy Initiative: Have we gone too far myth busting criminal justice reform? Drug policy is still important

5/23/16: ProPublica: Machine Bias: There's software used across the country to predict future criminals. And it's biased against blacks.

5/18/16: The Washington Post: The myth that fewer people are going to prison

5/16/16: Bloomberg: Get Out of Jail, Now Pay Up: Your Fines Are Waiting

5/16/16: The Week: The grotesque criminalization of poverty in America

5/16/16: The Daily Signal: Is It Time for Criminal Justice Reform? 2 Law Enforcement Groups Are at Odds

5/13/16: Huffpost Politics: Why We Can't Afford to Wait for Federal Sentencing Reform

5/12/16: The Influence: The New York Times' Coverage of Prince's Death Feeds Our Opioid Myth

5/12/16: Roll Call: Sentencing Reform' is Seriously Stuck

5/16: The Verge: Criminal Charges: Prison phones are a predatory monopoly. One family fought back--and won.

5/11/16: Urban Institute: Banning the box might increase racial dicrimination

5/10/16: The National Book Review: Review: Was 1960's Liberalism the Cause of Today's Overincarceration Crisis?

5/10/16: Fortune Society: Ban the Box: Does it work?

5/9/16: The New Yorker: The Rehabilitation Paradox

5/9/16: The New York Times: How to Keep the Mentally Ill From Getting Behind Bars

5/9/16: The New York Times: U.S. Urges Colleges to Rethink Questions About Criminal Records

5/8/16: Simple Justice: Person Who Was Convicted Of A Felony (Formerly Known As Felon)

5/8/16: The Daily Beast: Why Drug Rehab Is Outdated, Expensive, and Deadly

5/8/16: The Washington Post: How videos of police shooting unarmed black men changes those who watch them

5/7/16: The New York Times: Labels Like 'Felon' Are an Unfair Life Sentence

5/6/16: The Pew Charitable Trusts: Despite Concerns, Sex Offenders Face New Restrictions

5/5/16: Los Angeles Times: 'You Want a Description of Hell?' Oxycontin's 12-Hour Problem

5/5/16: Rolling Stone: Why America Can't Quit the Drug War

5/5/16: The New York Times Magazine: Should Prostitution Be a Crime?

5/4/16: The Washington Post: Guest Post: Justice Dept. agency to alter its terminology for released convicts, to ease reentry

5/16: Jacobin: What It Means to Believe Prisoners

5/2/16: The Marshall Project: Do Public Defenders Spend Less Time on Black Clients?

4/16: Slate: America's Cash Bail System Is a Disgrace

4/28/16: The Atlantic: What Can the U.S. Do About Mass Incarceration?

4/28/16: Buzz Feed News: White House Moves To "Ban The Box" For Many Federal Job Seekers

4/27/16: The Marshall Project: The Other F-word: What we call the imprisoned matters

4/27/16: Justice Center: Conservatives, White House Agree: U.S. Criminal Justice System Does Not Pay Off

4/27/16: Justice Center: U.S. Attorney General Lynch Emphasizes Access to IDs for People Leaving Prisons in #Reentry Week Announcement

4/26/16: The Crime Report: Finding The Way Home: The Challenge of Reentry

4/26/16: Pretrial Justice Institute: To Better Address Reentry, Restrict Entry

4/25/16: Cato Institute: Economic Perspectives on the Criminal Justice System

4/25/16: The Christian Science Monitor: Parents in prison: How to help US children?

4/25/16: Philadelphia Inquirer: US to states: Make it easier for ex-prisoners to obtain IDs

4/25/16: The Washington Post: Obama's advisers just revealed an unconventional solution to mass incarceration

4/23/16: CBS News: Obama previews new criminal justice reforms on prisoner re-entry

4/22/16: NPR: Do Felons Make Good Employees?

4/21/16: The Crime Report: Adovcates and Police Say Children Witnessing a Parent's Arrest Need 'Empathy'

4/21/16: The New York Times: Why Mass Incarceration Doesn't Pay

4/20/16: The Guardian: Prison visits helped prepare me for life after release. Why are they under threat?

4/19/16: New Republic: Bedtime Stories About Jail

4/19/16: The Crime Report: A Summit On The Mentally Ill in U.S. Jails

4/19/16: The Crime Report: Law Enforcement, Drugs and the 'Public Health' Approach

4/18/16: New Republic: Another Clinton-Era Law that Needs to Be Repealed

4/13/16: The New York Times: Ban the Box Keeps Families and Community Together

4/13/16: Vice: Why Sex Criminals Get Locked Up Forever

4/12/16: NBC News: Starbucks, Google, Others Sign on to Obama Job Effort for Ex-Inmates

4/12/16: Cato Institute: Merle Haggard Could So Easily Have Died in San Quentin

4/12/16: The Atlantic: The Dangerous Domino Effect of Not Making Bail

4/12/16: The New York Times: Debate Over Prison Population Turns to the States

4/11/16: Vox: The real reason mass incarceration happened

4/11/16: Counterpunch: Are Sex Offenders White?

4/11/16: Vox: Prison is horrifying. For transgender people, it's hell.

4/10/16: The Root: There is No Justice Without Ending Money Bail

4/10/16: The Atlantic: Teaching Neuroscience in Prison

4/8/16: Frontline: How States Are Moving to Police Bad Cops

4/7/16: The New York Review of Books: Caught in the Act

4/7/16: The Atlantic: Facial-Recognition Software Might Have a Racial Bias Problem

4/7/16: The Washington Post: Study finds police fatally shoot unarmed black men at disproportionate rates

4/7/16: The Root: Instagram Project Vividly Captures the Human Toll of Mass Incarceration

4/6/16: Gallup: In U.S., Concern About Crime Climbs to 15-Year High

4/5/16: The Washington Post: Jurors need to take the law into their own hands

4/5/16: truthout: Discrimination in Parole Hearings Keeps Trans Prisoners Behind Bars, Advocates Say

4/4/16: Elle: Exclusive: Beyonce Wants to Change the Conversation

4/4/16: ThinkProgress: Racist Jurors Are Hidden From The Public. This SCOTUS Case Could Change That.

4/4/16: NPR: Denying Housing Over Criminal Record May Be Discrimination, Feds Say

4/4/16: The Atlantic: How Drug Warriors Helped to Fuel the Opioid Epidemic

4/2/16: Huffpost Crime: What We Can Learn From German Prisons

4/1/16: Governing: A Policy Shift That Can Reduce Incarceration as Well as Crime

4/1/16: The Daily Beast: Justice Department Restarts Program That Allows Cops to Seize Assets From The Poor

4/1/16: Ebony: How Reality TV Tackles the Issue of Black Incarceration

4/1/16: ABA Journal: Court systems rethink the use of financial bail, which some say penalizes the poor

3/31/16: reason.com: How Decades-Old Drug Offenses Kept Two Elected Officials Out of Office

3/31/16: The Washington Post: Why is the American government ignoring 23 million of its citizens?

3/16: the influence: The Worst Place to Die: How Jail Practices Are Killing People Going Through Opioid Withdrawals

3/30/16: The Atlantic: A Near-Epiphany at the Supreme Court

3/30/16: International Business Times: How Prison Phone Calls Became A Tax On The Poor

3/30/16: The New York Times: Supreme Court Rules Against Freezing Assets Not Tied to Crimes

3/25/16: The Sentinel: Closer look: Finding statistics to fit a narrative

3/24/16: The Guardian: US prohibits imprisoning transgender inmates in cells based on birth anatomy

3/23/16: The Marshall Project: The Tricky Business of Measuring Crime and Punishment

3/23/16: The Washington Post: Poor white kids are less likely to go to prison than rich black kids

3/23/16: Justice Center: At Forum, Correctional Leaders and Practitioners Discuss Strategies for Reducing Recidivism Statewide

3/22/16: Boston Review: The Roots of Black Incarceration

3/22/16: The Crime Report: Sentencing the Crime, Not the Person

3/22/16: The Hill: How Washington can help end mass incarceration

3/21/16: Justice Center: National Reentry Week: An Essential Part of Our Mission

3/21/16: Guernica: Hyatt Bass: Lessons from Cuba's Incarceration Model

3/21/16: The New York Times: The Prison-Commercial Complex

3/21/16: the influence: GNC and 7-Eleven Are Breaking a Law Meant to Give Ex-Prisoners a Fair Chance of a Job

3/21/16: The Crime Report: A Life (Without Parole) Story

3/19/16: Buzzfeed News: Addicts for Sale

3/18/16: ars technica: Prison phone comany says ratecaps will make inmates angry and dangerous

3/17/16: NPR: The 'Criminal' Black Lesbian: Where Does This Damaging Stereotype Come From?

3/17/16: Stateline: Elderly Inmates Burden State Prisons

3/16/16: The Washington Post: Sentencing reform alone won't fix crime and punishment in America

3/15/16: The Atlantic: The Black Girl Pushout

3/14/16: Mother Jones: Tennessee's War on Women Is Sending New Mothers to Jail

3/14/16: The New York Times: Justice Dept. Condemns Profit-Minded Court Policies Targeting the Poor

3/14/16: The New Yorker: The List: When juveniles are found guilty of sexual misconduct, the sex-offender registry can be a life sentence

3/10/16: The Crime Report: The Danger of TV Crimes Shows

3/10/16: The New York Times: Senate Passes Broad Bill to Combat Drug Abuse

3/9/16: FiveThirtyEight: We Now Have Algorithms to Predict Police Misconduct

3/9/16: The Atlantic: Polls for Prisons

3/9/16: Politico: Stop the treatment industrial complex

3/7/16: The Hill: Court temporarily blocks price cap on prison calls

3/6/16: The Atlantic: My Brother's Keeper

3/4/16: Medium: Inside the Florida Jail that Doubles as an Exotic Animal Zoo

3/4/16: Per Charitable Trusts: American Indian Girls Often Fall Through the Cracks

3/4/16: The New York Times: Review: Memoirs from Two Eras Testify to Prison's Corrosive Effect

3/2/16: The New York Times: Making Policing Safer for Everyone

3/2/16: Pretrial Justice Institute: Pending Federal Legislation Encourages Jurisdictions to Eliminate Money Bail

3/1/16: Vox: How America's criminal justice system became the country's mental health system

3/1/16: U.S. News & World Report: Goal is Justice -- Reality is Unfairness

3/1/16: Vox: How America's criminal justice system became the country's mental health system

3/16: The Human Toll of Jail: The Jail Without Bars

2/29/16: The Hill: Federal sentencing reform will aid law enforcement

2/28/16: Medium.com: A New Agenda for Criminal Justice

2/26/16: The Crime Report: A 'Draconian' System Where the Innocent Plead Guilty

2/25/16: Think Progress: Congresswoman Asks Why Drug Tests Are Only Being Considered For Food Stamp Recipients, Not Farmers

2/24/16: The Week: Jailed for being homeless

2/24/16: The Crime Report: Does Smarter Sentencing Equal Lower Prison Numbers?

2/23/16: Vox Policy & Politics: 5 ways LGBTQ people fall into the criminal justice system -- and suffer the worst once in

2/22/16: The Wall Street Journal: The Myth of Mass Incarceration

2/22/16: Boston Review: Going Nowhere: A new law needlessly brands sex offenders' passports

2/19/16: Huffpost Politics: What Humans of New York Got Right About Federal Prison - and What it Left Out

2/18/16: The Marshall Project: I Married a Sex Offender

2/18/16: In These Times: We're Rethinking Prisons. Is It Time to Rethink Sex Offender Registries?

2/18/16: USA Today: Soft on crime turns out to be smart on crime: Column

2/16: Pretrial Institute: Bail in America: The Color of Pretrial Detention

2/16/16: The Week: President Bernie Sanders couldn't stop mass incarceration by himself. But this one reform would be a very good start.

2/13/16: Brookings: Criminal justice reform: the facts about federal drug offenders

2/13/16: Aljazeer America: How criminal justice reform fails incarcerated women

2/11/16: The Marshall Project: "Look at O.J. ... If He Had a Public Defender, He'd be in Jail:" Why African-American don't trust the courts, and why it matters.

2/10/16: The Washington Post: There's been a big decline in the black incarceration rate, and almost nobody's paying attention

2/10/16: The Crime Report: Obama Wants $500 Million to Prod State Justice Reforms

2/10/16: Hill: Gun politics stymie mental health push

2/10/16: reason.com: Lawsuit Says 'Scarlet Letter' Passports for Sex Offenders Are Unconstitutional

2/9/16: Slate: Obama Just Signed a Really Bad Criminal Justice Law

2/9/16: The New Yorker: From Drug Dealer to Long-Distance Record-Setter: Kevin Castille's Redemption

2/9/16: Brennan Center for Justice: Maryland Takes Big Step Forward on Voting Rights

2/9/16: The Hill: Senators locked in negotiations over criminal justice reform

2/9/16: The Baltimore Sun: Released felons gain right to vote in Maryland after veto override

2/8/16: Sante Fe New Mexican: Officials: Prisons cutting visits as staffing crisis persists

2/8/16: The Crime Report: The Rise of the Crime Beat 'News Nerds'

2/8/16: nj.com: Obama signs International Megan's Law

2/8/16: Politico: Authors pitch changes to criminal justice bill

2/5/16: Denver Post: Denver sheriff giving heroin antidote to addicted inmates leaving jail

2/4/16: The Crime Report: Police Chiefs Send the Right Signals on Use-of-Force

2/2/16: Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice: New Data Brief: American Exceptionalism in Probation Supervision

2/2/16: reason.com: Obama Could Still Stop 'Megan's Law' From Making Sex Offenders Get Special Passports

2/2/16: Colorado Public Radio: Bill To 'Ban The Box,' Aimed At Helping Former Criminals Find Jobs, Is No Sure Bet

2/2/16: Time: Obama Seeks $1 Billion to Fight Heroin Epidemic

2/2/16: The Marshall Project: Congress Acts to Mark Passports of Sex Offenders

2/1/16: With Justice for All: This is how to pass a bill with no facts to support it

2/1/16: Vera Institute of Justice: New Report Helps Policmakers Better Respond to People with Mental Health Needs in the Criminal Justice System

2/16: Scholastic Choices: My Dad Is in Prison

1/27/16: The Marshall Project: Why Some Young Sex Offenders Are Held Indefinitely

1/26/16: International Business Times: Amid Death Threats, An Embattled Prison Phone Company CEO Speaks Out

1/26/16: KQED: Federal Task Force Recommends Reducing Number of Inmates by 60,000 in 10 Years

1/26/16: The Washington Post: Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons

1/25/16: Esquire: Why Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Was Always a Pipe Dream

1/25/16: The New York Times: Justices Expand Parole Rights for Juveniles Sentenced to Life for Murder

1/25/16: The Washington Post: Barack Obama: Why we must rethink solitary confinement

1/21/16: Pew Charitable Trusts: State Prisons Turn to Telemedicine to Improve Health and Save Money

1/16: Change.org: Vote Against HR 515

1/20/16: The Washington Post: Americans are bargaining away their innocence

1/20/16: Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting: Inside Kentudky's Unregulated Private Probation Industry

1/19/16: Think Progress: Remember When Obama Released 6,000 Federal Prisoners? Here's How One is Doing Now

1/17/16: Free-Range Kids: Kids as Young as 9 Are on the Sex Offender Registry...for Life

1/13/16: Al Jazeera America: Can a new victims advocacy movement break cycles of violence?

1/13/16: Seattle Times: Kudos for Seattle police, but work remains

1/13/16: Think Progress: Private Probation Companies Have Created A Two-Tiered Justice System. This Congressman Is Fighting Back.

1/13/16: The New York Times: Where Police Violence Encounters Mental Illness

1/13/16: Chicago Reporter: A community solution to cash bail

January 2016: Pew Charitable Trusts: More Prison, Less Probation for Federal Offenders

1/10/16: The Columbia Dispatch: Ohio seeks to stem spike of women in prison

1/9/16: BuzzFeed News: Meet the Ex-Convict President Obama Will Host At The State Of The Union

1/8/16: Prison Legal News: Are We There Yet? The Promise, Perils and Politics of Penal Reform

1/7/16: Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel: Sheboygan County sheriff defends hiring of convicted killer

1/6/16: New York Post: Labeling sex offenders' passports is overkill

1/6/16: Solitary Watch: With Sons in Solitary, Mothers Fight for Their Freedom--and Their Lives

1/5/16: GoLocalPDX: Oregon Spends Nearly Four Times More on Incarceration than Higher Education

1/4/16: Care2: Bounty Hunters: The Other Abuse-Prone Law Enforcement Group

1/1/16: Yahoo News: When a prison closes, wht happens to the prison town?

Winter 2016: Democracy: A 20-Year Maximum for Prison Sentences

12/31/15: The Economist: Bailing on the constitution

12/30/15: The Intercept: America's Incarcerated Population, Largest in World, Grew Even More Last Year

12/29/15: The Marshall Project: Watch Alvin Ailey Dancers Rehearse a Piece About Being Locked Up

12/28/15: Huffington Post: Criminal Justice Reform in 2015: Year End Review

12/27/15: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia aims to do even more to help inmates re-enter society

12/24/15: The Atlantic: A Home for Unlikely Neighbors

12/23/15: The Crime Report: The Civil Rights Issue of our Time

12/22/15: Miami Herald: Broward prosecutor: BSO's probation plan jeopardizes safety, victims' rights

12/22/15: The New York Times: A Step Forward for Juvenile Offenders

12/21/15: The Washington Post: Total Wine co-founder funding $15 million push to aid ex-convicts

12/21/15: The Atlantic: A New Investment Opportunity: Helping Ex-Convicts

12/21/15: National Journal: The Price of Justice: The fees and fines the White House says are crippling the criminal-justice system

12/20/15: The New York Times: Cuomo Moves to Pardon Former Youthful Offenders

12/17/15: The Oregonian: Who is a sex offender?

12/16/15: Safety & Justice Challenge: Decision Points: Reporting on Caseflow Affects Pretrial Jail Populations

12/16/15: Justice News: Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Delivers Remarks at Second Chance Act - Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program National Conference

12/15/15: National Journal: Why Children With Parents in Prison Are Especially Burdened

1214/15: Takepart: One Street in Minnesota Separates Radically Different Policing Strategies

12/13/15: PBS Newshour: Interactive map: Number of U.S. cities criminalizing homelessness doubles

12/11/15: The Marshall Project: How a Stranger Helped One Man Rebuild His Life After Prison

12/10/15: Center for American Progress: Infographic: Criminal Records Area a Family Sentence

12/8/15: Boston Review: The Online-Sex Predator Panic

12/8/15: Prison Policy Initiative: Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2015

12/8/15: The New York Times: Decriminalizing Drugs: When Treatment Replaces Prison

12/7/15: The Daily Signal: Finally Home, but to What? After Obama Grants Him Clemency, a Federal Prisoner Rebuilds Life

12/15: Longreads: The Art of Escape

12/5/15: Providence Journal: People of Color Sent to Prison, Put on Probation Far More Than Whites

12/4/15: The Nature of Crime and Community: New research links contact with nature to community cohesion and a reduced crime rate

12/4/15: ABC News: Column: To Be Poor, Black and Jailed

12/3/15: The Crime Report: One Day At a Time

12/2/15: The Nation: 2.7 Million Kids have Parents in Prison. They’re Losing their Right to Visit

12/2/15: TPM: Criminal Justice Reform Is Quickly Running Out of Time

11/25/15: National Journal: The Gaping Hole in the Prison Early Release Program: Mental Health Care

11/23/15: The Guardian: Returning to a real home: former inmates get second chance in public housing

11/18/15: The Hill: Sentencing reform bill advances in House

11/18/15: The Marshall Project: Our Prisons in Black and White

11/5/15: KQED News: Behind Bars, Vets with PTSD Face A New War Zone, With Little Support

11/2/15: The White House: FACT SHEET: President Obama Announces New Actions to Promote Rehabilitation and Reintegration for the Formerly-Incarcerated

10/30/15: The Marshall Project: 6,000 People are About to be Released from Federal Custody -- Here's What They'll Face

10/22/15: The Marshall Project: Obama Defends Black Lives Matter in Conversation on Criminal Justice

10/22/15: FCC Documents: FCC Takes Next Big Steps in Reducing Inmate Calling Rates

10/21/15: Brennan Center for Justice: 130 Top Police Chiefs and Prosecutors Urge End to Mass Incarceration

10/20/15: Social Justice Solutions: Child Support Laws Crippling Poor Fathers

10/20/15: The New York Times: Police Leaders Join Call to Cut Prison Rosters

10/16/15: International Business Times: Report: Prisons Are Bad, but Electronic Monitoring Is Not the Answer

10/16/15: Inside Philanthropy: In a Major Grant, More Evidence That Prison Education Programs Are Gaining Steam

10/15/15: The Marshall Project: New York City's Big Idea on Bail

10/12/15: Time: John Legend: We Must Help Former Prisoners Get Jobs

10/8/15: Huff Post Crime: The Pariahs of America: Reforming Sex Offender Laws

10/6/15: Washington Post: Justice Department set to free 6,000 prisoners, largest one-time release

10/1/15: Council of State Governments: Individuals with Criminal Records Could Receive 'Fair Chance' at Employment with New Legislation

10/15: Governing: The Changing Relationship Between Ex-Criminals and Their Parole Officers

9/30/15: The New York Times: High Cost of Inmates' Phone Calls May End

9/29/15: The Atlantic: How Treatment Courts Can Reduce Crime

9/28/15: Brennan Center for Justice: The President in Prison

9/23/15: The New York Times Editorial: Handcuffed While Pregnant

9/18/15: Governing: Treating the Infectious Disease of Violent Crime

9/15/15: The Guardian: Women bear emotional and financial burden of incarceration, study finds

9/15/15: The New York Times: Report Details Economic Hardships for Inmate Families

9/11/15: Council of State Governments Justice Center: Five ThirtyEight: Scare Headlines Exaggerated the U.S. Crime Wave

9/7/15: The Weekly Standard:  A Senseless Policy: Take kids off the sex offender registries

9/6/15: The Atlantic: The Trouble with Kate's Law

9/5/15: The New York Times: The Collateral Victims of Criminal Justice

9/4/15: Ozy: The Prison-Dorm Continuum

9/3/15: Pacific Standard: The Criminal Justice Conflict

9/3/15: Pacific Standard: Punished for Being Poor

9/3/15: Prison Policy Initiative: Mass incarceration and the presidential candidates

8/31/15: The Daily Signal: Bipartisan Group of Senators Set to Announce Deal to Reduce Prison Population

8/30/15: Vox Policy & Politics: The simple truth about why mass incarceration happened

8/27/15: Pew Charitable Trust: Federal Drug Sentencing Laws Bring High Cost, Low Return

8/20/15: Washington Post: How a dubious statistic convinced U.S. courts to approve of indefinite detention

7/2015: SOMAP Research Brief: Recidivism of Adult Sexual Offenders

The Hill: Change our priorities and make justice meaningful again

Huffington Post: Second Chances Vital to Criminal Justice Reform

U.S. Department of Education: Reentry Education Model Implementation Study: Promoting Reentry Success Through Continuity of Educational Opportunities

Center for Poverty Research: Reducing the Effects of Incarceration on Children and Families

Harvard Public Health Review: Why Public Health Practitioners Should Care About Job Prospects for People with Criminal Convictions: Employment Challenges and Successful Prison and Jail Reentry

The New York Times: Exclusion of Blacks from Juries Raises Renewed Scrutiny

The Nation: Prison Education Reduces Recidivism by Over 40 Percent. Why Aren't We Funding More of It?

Real Clear Markets: How Hospitals Could Help Reduce Prison Recidivism

The Trace: How One Hospital is Trying to Curb Gun Violence By Treating It Like Substance Abuse

The New York Times: The Bail Trap

Urban Institute: Reducing Mass Incarceration Requires Far-Reaching Reforms

Truthout: Free Her: Formerly Incarcerated Women Build a National Network

United States Sentencing Commission: Report on the Impact of the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010

USA Today: To cut crime, turn jailbirds into bookworms: Loretta Lynch and Arne Duncan

The New Yorker: Prison Revolt: A former law-and-order conservative takes a lead on criminal-justice reform

The Huffington Post: Smarter Sentencing Act

The Atlantic: The Moment for Criminal-Justice Reform?

Washington Post: With one decision, Obama and Lynch could reshape the criminal justice system

The New York Times: Probation May Sound Light, but Punishments Can Land Hard

The Atlantic: The Tricky Politics of Educating Prisoners

Pew Charitable Trusts: States Rethink Restrictions on Food Stamps, Welfare for Drug Felons

U.S. Department of Education: U.S. Department of Education Launches Second Chance Pell Pilot Program for Incarcerated Individuals

The New York Times: Putting Fewer Innocents Behind Bars

The New York Times: A Psychologist as Warden? Jail and Mental Illness Intersect in Chicago

Sentencing Law and Policy: Making the Case that Sentencing Reform Should (and Must) Include "Violent" Offenders

Susan Sered: Thinking Outside the Cell: Concrete Suggestions for Positive Change

White House Blog: "America is a Nation of Second Chances"

TedX: No Place for Kids

Democracy Now!: Strange Bedfellows: Why Are the Koch Brothers & Van Jones Teaming Up to End Mass Incarceration?

New Orleans Advocate: Angola Second Chance Program

USA Today: Obama's Clemency Grant Largest since 1960's

The Justice Center: Three Core Elements of Programs that Reduce Recidivism: Who, What, and How Well

TEDTalk: Johann Hari: Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong

Prison Policy Initiative: The Racial Geography of Mass Incarceration

The Atlantic: Prison Born

The Guardian: The simple idea that could transform US criminal justice

The Economist: Jailhouse Nation

Pew Charitable Trusts: Linking Released Inmates to Health Care

The Marshall Project: From Solitary to the Street

Communities & Banking: Guilty Until Proven Innocent: The Problem with Money Bail

The Justice Center: Launch of National Initiative Offers Counties Research Based Support to Address Growing Mental Health Crisis in Jails

Du Bois Review: Racial Inequalities in Connectedness to Imprisoned Individuals in the United States 

The Atlantic: Justice Kennedy Denounces Solitary Confinement 

The Crime Report: Breaking the Mental Health Pipeline to Jail

ABA Journal: These JD-Carrying Exonerees are using their Experiences to Right Wrongs

The Cabinet Report: $50m in Anti-Truancy Funding Likely

Slate: Prison Reform: Releasing Only Nonviolent Offenders Won't Get You Very Far

Northwestern Law: The Returning Prisoner and the Future

Vice News: Incarcerating the Mentally Ill Makes Us All Less Safe

The Huffington Post: Restoring Dignity to Criminal Justice

The Justice Center: Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies: Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Job Readiness

Corrections.com: What Works in Corrections: Retooling Offender Reentry

Department of Justice: Evidence-Based Practice to Reduce Recidivism: Implications for State Judiciaries

The Opportunity Survey: Criminal Justice Findings

New York Times: You Just Got Out of Prison. Now What?

The Guardian: 'No One Starts with a Needle in Their Arm': A police Chief Fights Drugs with Empathy

Slate: He Killed Her Daughter. She Forgave Him. 

The Herald Sun: New Food Truck also Reentry Program for Ex-Cons

Huff Post Books: Mass Incarceration's Invisible Casualties: Women and The Criminal Justice System

The New Yorker: The Milwaukee Experiment

Governing: Getting Out of Jail and Back to Work in 'Second Chance City'  

NPR: The Bus Station

The Washington Post: With a Song in Prisoner' Hearts

NPR: How Driver's License Suspensions Unfairly Target the Poor  

NPR: I Am Not an Inmate...I Am a Man. And I Have Potential