June 26, 2009 -
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told lawmakers this week that it was time to close the gap in prison sentences for crack and powder cocaine crimes, a disparity in sentencing that has had a large impact on the African-American community.
June 16, 2009 -
A coalition of immigrant and civil rights groups held a vigil in front of the Atlanta headquarters of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency last week to mark the three-month anniversary of Roberto Martinez Medina's de
June 12, 2009 -
As the situation of prisoners at Guantanamo continues to inform the national debate around incarceration, more and more observers are pointing out that Gitmo is far from America's only prison problem.The pri
May 29, 2009 -
The human rights atrocities committed by U.S. soldiers and private contractors at prisons in Iraq landed in the spotlight again this week when a British newspaper disclosed details of the photographs that President Obama does not want made public.