December 21, 2015

New York overhauls solitary confinement

Dear friend, This week the NYCLU announced a settlement that will comprehensively overhaul solitary confinement in New York State prisons. This settlement promises to end solitary […]
September 26, 2015

The Lady Lifers

A life sentence in Pennsylvania means exactly that; there is no possibility of parole. These women, all of whom have served decades in prison, sing about […]
August 17, 2015

What We Learned From German Prisons

EARLIER this summer, we led a delegation of people concerned about the United States criminal justice system to visit some prisons in Germany and observe their […]
February 3, 2015

Man Documents His Last Moments With His Dog Oden