Jeff Sessions says a plan to phase out privately run facilities "impaired the Bureau's ability to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system."…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
A guard at a Delaware prison was killed sometime during a nearly 24-hour standoff that began Wednesday between prisoners and police, authorities said today.
By Alison Thoet
The people who organized the country’s biggest prison strike against what they call modern-day slavery have planned a protest of corporate food service company Aramark.
By Kamala Kelkar
“On the Inside,” an exhibition at the Abrons Art Center in New York City, showcases work produced by LGBTQ prisoners.
By Corinne Segal
The Justice Department announced a plan for the largest ever one-time release of federal prisoners. Jeffrey Brown speaks to Maurice Chammah of The Marshall Project about the decision to set free some 6,000 inmates, part of a broader push to…
By PBS NewsHour
The British Court of Appeal ruled that judges should continue issuing “whole-life” prison sentences. The ruling overturns a European court decision that said such terms violate a prisoner’s human rights.
Iran agreement and a get-tough program that's keeping many probationers out of prison.
Spencer Michels reports from California on the state's effort to comply with a Supreme Court ruling to alleviate overcrowding in the state's prisons.
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