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Incarceration

  1. crime
    A Trans Woman Was Found Dead in Her Rikers Cell. Her Family Wants Answers.Layleen Polanco died in solitary confinement. She was being held on $500 bond.
  2. how i get it done day
    Meet an Activist Who Has Devoted Her Life to Helping Incarcerated Women“When you give a woman a chance, you’re changing the world.”
  3. lawsuits
    NYPD Accused of Forcing Woman to Give Birth While Chained to Bed“Shortly after she gave birth, NYPD officers again shackled her… Ms. Doe struggled to feed her new baby with one arm.”
  4. On Last Day in Office, Obama Commutes the Sentences of 330 Drug OffendersThe president’s total number of commutations granted is now 1,715 — more than any other president in American history.
  5. The Justice Department Will End Its Use of Private PrisonsAfter finding such prisons provide inferior service to state-run facilities, DOJ no longer thinks incarceration should be a for-profit enterprise.