We Learned <br> What Was Possible Across America, the past year has seen once-unimaginable experiments in housing, criminal justice, education and more. They have worked…View More Opinion | The Coronavirus Made the Radical Possible
We had to get out of the house. My wife and two sons, ages 11 and 14, were dying for a bit of adventure, and…View More Opinion | Desperate for Distraction, We Chose Dragons
MOSCOW — While doing time in a Russian penal colony, Aleksandr Y. Margolin saw prisoners savagely beat another inmate, and from that point on, the…View More What Awaits Navalny in Russia’s Brutal Penal Colony System
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Wednesday on two Venezuelan officials for their roles in sending six American oil executives to prison on…View More U.S. Penalizes Venezuelan Officials Involved in Imprisoning 6 American Oil Executives
Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and longtime companion of Jeffrey Epstein who is charged with contributing to his abuse of teenage girls more than two…View More Judge Rejects Ghislaine Maxwell’s $28.5 Million Bail Proposal
SACRAMENTO — A rash of fraudulent pandemic unemployment claims filed under the names of jail and prison inmates, including more than 100 on death row,…View More Unemployment Scam Using Inmates’ Names Costs California Hundreds of Millions
Two former detention officers and their bosses forced jail inmates to listen to novelty children’s song Baby Shark on repeat, it is claimed. Gregory Cornell…View More Prison guards 'tortured inmates by playing Baby Shark on repeat'
Prison officer, 38, who had an affair with an inmate at HMP Norwich is spared jail after judge rules her ‘lack of training’ was partly…View More Prison officer, 38, who had an affair with an inmate is spared jail
A lawsuit filed in federal court on Wednesday accused a for-profit jail in Texas of civil rights violations, including neglect and abuse, that led to…View More For-Profit Jail Is Accused of Abuse After Death of Woman With H.I.V.
Prisoners are more vulnerable than ever to the twin crises of the pandemic and a historic wildfire season. By Tim Arango and Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs As…View More For Prisoners in the West, the Virus and the Wildfires Are Colliding Threats
JALALABAD/KABUL (REUTERS) – At least three bombs exploded outside a jail compound in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday (Aug 2), officials said…View More Multiple bombs explode outside jail compound in Afghanistan
A video circulated on social media showed a number of men running from the grounds of a prison near Cape Town. South African police and…View More Manhunt under way after prisoners escape from South African jail
An inmate talks about the AIDS experience, and a leader in prison education stresses the value of in-person teaching. To the Editor: As a person…View More Opinion | A Health Crisis, as Seen From Inside a Prison
As the outbreak continued to spread on Tuesday, public defender groups in New York City called for the release of detainees in the city jails,…View More ‘We Are Not a Hospital’: Inside a Prison Bracing for the Coronavirus