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- Memo to Kansas City, Mo.: Time to rethink your plan to build a new jail
- Seeking shelter from mass incarceration: Fighting criminalization with Housing First
- High stakes mistakes: How courts respond to “failure to appear”
- The aging prison population: Causes, costs, and consequences
- Welcome, Emmett Sanders!
- Heat, floods, pests, disease, and death: What climate change means for people in prison
- New data reveals where people in Louisiana prisons come from
- Releasing people pretrial doesn’t harm public safety
- New resource: Contending with carveouts: how and why to resist charge-based exclusions in reforms
- Breaking news from inside: How prisons suppress prison journalism
- Unhoused and under arrest: How Atlanta polices poverty
- New data on HIV in prisons during the COVID-19 pandemic underscore links between HIV and incarceration
- New report: A blueprint for meaningful probation and parole reform in Connecticut — and other states
- What is civil commitment? Recent report raises visibility of this shadowy form of incarceration
- Welcome, Brian Nam-Sonenstein!