Tag: mass incarceration

    The Recipes I Use to De-Escalate Violence in Prison

    In 2015 I was transferred to West Tennessee State Penitentiary, a prison with a ...

    Georgia Senate to Study Prisons, Just in Case the Problem Isn’t Cell Phones

    The Georgia Senate has contemplated the bloodbath unfolding inside its state prisons and concluded ...

    For Misdemeanor Poverty, Georgia Would Assign Mandatory Cash Bail

    February 29 is Crossover Day in the Georgia General Assembly, with lawmakers clambering over ...

    The Imaginary Points We Earn in Prison, to Get Imaginary Parole

    Unless they’re serving life, most parole hopefuls in Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) custody ...

    Cash Assistance for Prison Re-Entry Still Controversial, for Some Reason

    On February 7, the Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee killed legislation that was almost guaranteed ...

    As Parole Hopes Fade, Older Prisoners Struggle to Guide the Young

    For a long time, corrections departments around the country maintained order—relatively speaking—through the informal ...