The Justice Department’s decision will directly affect only thirteen federal facilities. But it still matters. Source: Why the U.S. Is Right to Move Away from Private Prisons – The New Yorker
A new report finds that loved ones bear the brunt of criminal-justice policies. Source: The Financial Toll of Mass Incarceration on American Families – The Atlantic
The U.S. has more jails than colleges. Here’s a map of where those prisoners live. – The Washington Post.
Gilding the cage. Prisoners Are Getting Better Rights In Unexpected Places