Prisons

Melanie Cervantes via Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee
Kevin Clarke August 31, 2018
Organizers report that inmates in at least 17 states planned to join the protest.
Encouraging an act of mercy and arguing it would not compromise justice, Nebraska's three Catholic bishops said July 6 they oppose the scheduled execution in August of death-row inmate Carey Dean Moore.
America This Week July 04, 2018
Our July 4 guest is author Eve Tushnet.
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Katie Rose Quandt April 10, 2018
Incarceration serves four purposes: deterrence, incapacitation, retribution and rehabilitation. Life without parole is not necessary for any of them.
Latino men born in 2001 have a 1-in-6 chance of ending up in prison, compared to a 1-in-17 chance for non-Latino white men.
Associated Press March 21, 2018
The Holy Thursday ritual has become a hallmark of Francis' papacy.