The American prison system is a massive — if invisible — part of our economy and social fabric.
Survivors call solitary confinement “living death.”
Federal prison guards are brutalizing inmates, and too many are turning a blind eye.
Judges share the blame for America’s burgeoning incarcerated population.
This year, the president should extend some Thanksgiving clemency to human beings — starting with Leonard Peltier.
You’re invited to a brown bag lunch discussion with Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Domestic Awardee Daryl Atkinson, an emerging leader fighting for the restoration of the human rights for people with criminal records.
The pontiff had compassionate words for the incarcerated. Will that message be heard by those paid to oversee their safety and security?
Just as Pete Rose belongs in the Hall of Fame, non-violent drug offenders belong at home with their families.
The government should stop locking up nonviolent drug offenders for decades.
In the world’s most incarcerated country, some high-profile sex offenders walk free.
Nearly three dozen states restrict felons from voting even after they’ve served their time.
A whistleblower bids farewell to incarceration and moves on with his life.
The Institute for Policy studies joins UDC David A. Clarke School of Law to bring you another look at the Prison Industrial Complex and the way it extends into our communities.
Join us for an IPS screening of a compelling documentary examining ‘The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.”
As we focus on a particularly appalling human rights problem within its own context, we must remember the old labor slogan that ‘an injury to one is an injury to all.’