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Prison

  1. first person
    Aching for AbolitionAs a survivor of sexual violence, I know prison isn’t the answer.
  2. the law
    Bobby Shmurda Was Denied ParoleHe might be locked up until December 2021.
  3. art and soul
    MoMA PS1 Reopens to the Public With ‘Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration’Featuring art made by people in prisons as well as work by non-incarcerated artists.
  4. operation varsity blues
    Lori Loughlin’s Prison Sounds Like a Wellness RetreatThe punishment? Pilates and painting.
  5. the law
    R. Kelly Attacked by Fellow Inmate in Chicago PrisonHis lawyer confirmed that he did not sustain any injuries.
  6. my single is dropping
    Meek Mill Draws on Childhood, Prison for Protest Song ‘Other Side of America’And it opens with audio of Donald Trump.
  7. the law
    Harvey Weinstein’s Extradition to L.A. Is Delayed Because of the CoronavirusOf course.
  8. mass incarceration
    Pregnant Woman Held in Coronavirus-Ridden Jail Over Traffic ViolationsDiamond Davis was pulled over for driving with temporary plates, then had to spend the night in jail during a coronavirus outbreak.
  9. coronavirus
    Cuomo’s Order to Release Pregnant Women From Prison Is a ShamThe order’s criteria is too stringent to have any real impact.
  10. coronavirus
    A Mother in Federal Prison Has Died of the CoronavirusAndrea Circle Bear is the first woman in federal custody to die from COVID. Advocates say she could have been saved.
  11. the law
    R. Kelly Denied Bail, AgainA judge said Kelly wasn’t “uniquely at risk.”
  12. the law
    R. Kelly Won’t Be Getting Out of Jail Because of the CoronavirusHe’ll just have to keep on social distancing behind bars.
  13. the law
    Harvey Weinstein Is Now In Maximum-Security PrisonHe was sentenced to 23 years in state lockup last week.
  14. "influencers"
    The Women of ‘Prison YouTube’These channels help formerly incarcerated women gain support systems that may be too uncomfortable or difficult to forge in the real world.
  15. the law
    Harvey Weinstein Is Finally Going to RikersHe had been at Bellevue Hospital.
  16. mass incarceration
    These Are the Prisons America Asked ForThe recent violence at Parchman Farm was not just predictable. It was inevitable.
  17. jeffrey epstein
    Jeffrey Epstein Might’ve Killed a Work-Release Program for Florida PrisonersThe sheriff’s office in Palm Beach County is discontinuing a work-release program made notorious by the late financier and sexual abuser.
  18. women's health
    A Woman Says She Was Forced to Give Birth in a Dirty Jail Cell, Completely AloneIn a new lawsuit, Diana Sanchez says authorities “callously made her labor alone for hours.”
  19. the law
    Will Michael Cohen Hang Out With Billy McFarland and the Situation in Prison?What you need to know about locked-up celebs.
  20. the cut on tuesdays
    What a ‘Conjugal Visit’ Is Actually LikeAnd other insights into marriage, on this week’s podcast.
  21. marriage: an investigation
    Former Times Correspondent and Editor Sheila Rule Married Her Prison Pen Pal“In some ways it didn’t seem real, because it was something we’d been yearning for and talking about for so long.”
  22. sentencing
    Juelz Santana Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Bringing a Gun to an AirportHe was caught with a loaded handgun at Newark Airport.
  23. russia investigation
    Michael Cohen Might Not Actually Go to PrisonThere are still ways Cohen could wriggle out of his three-year sentence — and even if he can’t, prison might feel like an upstate Jewish boys’ camp.
  24. further reading
    George Pelecanos’s Favorite Prison BooksAnd a list of prisoners’ favorite reads, based on his time working with inmates.
  25. meek mill
    Meek Mill Won’t Be Released From Prison Next Week, Attorney SaysAccording to Mill’s attorney, there’s “no truth” to rumors that the rap star will be walking out of prison on Monday.
  26. crime
    Texas Woman Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Voting IllegallyCrystal Mason says she didn’t even know she was ineligible to vote.
  27. carcereal state
    These States Still Allow Female Inmates to Be Shackled During ChildbirthNorth Carolina is the latest state to address the controversial practice of restraining pregnant inmates.
  28. Will This New Policy Stop New York’s Inmates From Reading?“Why would you restrict access to this thing that’s universally considered a positive?”
  29. close reads
    Why Black Mirror’s Digital Prisons Are So HauntingIt’s one of the most subversive arguments for prison reform that TV has ever seen.
  30. crime
    Rikers Guards Are Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Visitors in the Bathrooms“These women are being completely violated.”
  31. justice
    FBI Reportedly Opens Probe Into Judge After Controversial Meek Mill SentencingMill’s lawyer has maintained Judge Genece Brinkley acted inappropriately, allegedly offering professional and musical advice to the rapper.
  32. crime
    Anthony Weiner Is Heading to Prison TodayThe disgraced former Congressman will begin serving a 21-month term.
  33. crime
    Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months in PrisonThe former Democratic congressman pled guilty to a charge of transferring obscene material to a minor in May.
  34. prison reform
    Why Female Prisoners in Wyoming Can End Up Serving Longer Terms Than MenAnd the legal battle to change that.
  35. now smell this
    John Legend on Toxic Masculinity and Touring With Chrissy Teigen“We’ve got a crib and a changing table on the bus.”
  36. politics
    This New Bill Seeks to Reform the Way Women Are Treated in PrisonIt mandates that women prisoners be given pads and tampons and extends visiting hours with their children.
  37. ‘I Told Them I Would Kill Myself if I Had to Go Back’: 4 Women on Life at RikersFormer inmates describe life inside New York’s notorious correctional facility.
  38. legal troubles
    Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller Sentenced to One Year In PrisonDance Moms became a hit and I became the laughingstock of reality TV,” Miller told the judge.
  39. mental health
    The Prison Psychiatrist Who Knows There Are Some Inmates He Just Can’t Help“But I’m hesitant to write anybody off. I’d rather be swept up in their lie than be cynical and miss something.”
  40. Watch the Trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s New HBO Prison Doc Rock and a Hard PlaceDwayne Johnson visits the inmates in Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Boot Camp
  41. Yes, the American Incarceration Rate Is Going DownA decade-long trend.
  42. excerpt
    Read an Excerpt From Lil Wayne’s Prison JournalThe book, written during his eight-month jail sentence at Rikers Island in 2010, is out this week.
  43. Read an Excerpt From Lil Wayne’s Prison JournalThe book, written during his eight-month jail sentence at Rikers Island in 2010, is out this week.
  44. as told to
    OITNB: A Trans Ex-Con on Solitary Confinement“How can you be in a prison in prison?”
  45. teresa giudice
    Teresa Giudice’s Memoir Details Life in PrisonLike an episode of Orange Is the New Black too on-the-nose to air.
  46. crimes and misdemeanors
    Russian Official Steals Miles and Miles of Road, Sells the Parts for MoneyTaking “highway robbery” a bit literally, dude.
  47. mass incarceration
    DOJ: Thousands of Prisoners Already OutThey’ve been moved to halfway houses and home confinement over the last several months.
  48. see ya
    Former Congressman Michael Grimm Is Now in Federal PrisonThe ex–Staten Island politician surrendered to authorities at noon to start his eight-month sentence for tax fraud.
  49. the justice system
    The Movement Against Solitary ConfinementSlowly but surely, the focus of criminal-justice reform is turning away from capital punishment.  
  50. the law
    Inmate Sex Abuse Deemed Cruel and UnusualA federal appeals court has decided it may violate their 8th Amendment rights.
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