criminal-justice-reform

What ‘Time’ Can Teach White Viewers About Our Racist Judicial System

Documentarian Garrett Bradley tells the story of the Richardson family, who lost their patriarch for two decades because of an unfairly harsh prison sentence

As COVID Deaths Mount, Prison Wives Are Fighting to Save the Men They Love

With the penal system as callous as ever and coronavirus ravaging California prisons, they fear they’re the only thing standing between life and death for their husbands

Defunding the Police Is the Only Solution. The Last Decade Is Proof.

Lawyer and criminal justice reform expert Jody David Armour explains what it took to make a radical idea mainstream — and the receipts that show why it matters

Prisoners Still Believe the Penal System Is Secretly Dosing Them With ‘Anti-Horny’ Drugs

This ‘something in the water’ theory has persisted for years across jails and prisons in the U.S. Even if it’s just an urban legend, it still tells us something important about the current criminal justice system