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"U.S. to Join Inquiry Into Death of New York Prisoner," by Michael Schwirtz and Michael Winerip, New York Times, August 27, 2015.

"When Prisons Need to Be More Like Nursing Homes," by Maura Ewing, Marshall Project, August 27, 2015.

"F.B.I. to Look at Guards at County Jail in Missouri," by Mitch Smith, New York Times, August 25, 2015.

"Letter: Prisons, Mental Illness and Excessive Force," by Jamie Fellner, New York Times, August 25, 2015.

"Parole board says cop killer was still a threat despite terminal cancer," by Andrew Duffy, Ottawa Citizen, August 24, 2015.

"New York Begins To Question Solitary Confinement As Default," by Brian Mann, NPR, August 24, 2015.

"Amid Backlash Against Isolating Inmates, New Mexico Moves Toward Change," by Natasha Haverty, NPR, August 24, 2015.

"How Solitary Confinement Became Hardwired In U.S. Prisons," by Brian Mann, NPR, August 23, 2015.

"A New York Prison-Yard Search and 10 Cases of Frostbite," by Alysia Santo, Marshall Project, August 23, 2015.

"Freedom, Finally, After a Life in Prison," by Amy Linn, New York Times, August 21, 2015.

"How a dubious statistic convinced U.S. courts to approve of indefinite detention," by Radley Balko, The Watch, August 20, 2015.

"Angola Prison and the Shadow of Slavery," by Thomas Beller, The New Yorker, August 19, 2015.

"Inmate’s Death Follows Reports of Abuse at a New York State Prison," by Michael Winerip and Michael Schwirtz, New York Times, August 18, 2015.

"Prison Education Reduces Recidivism by Over 40 Percent. Why Aren’t We Funding More of It?," by Michelle Chen, The Nation, August 17, 2015.

"Unlikely allies," by Sari Horwitz, Washington Post, August 15, 2015.

"Locked in Solitary at 14: Adult Jails Isolate Youths Despite Risk," by Timothy Williams, New York Times, August 15, 2015.

"With Clemency From Obama, Drug Offender Embraces Second Chance," by Alan Schwarz, New York Times, August 14, 2015.

"30 Percent of California's Forest Firefighters Are Prisoners," by Julia Lurie, Mother Jones, August 14, 2015.

"‘For $12 of Commissary, He Got 10 Years Off His Sentence.’," by Beth Schwartzapfel, Marshall Project, August 13, 2015.

"The Movement Against Solitary Confinement," by Benjamin Wallace-Wells, New York Magazine, August 12, 2015.

"Editor's Opinion: Preventing Suicide in America’s Jails," by Brent Staples, New York Times, August 10, 2015.

"Building a Prison-to-College Pipeline," by Russell Berman, The Atlantic, August 6, 2015.

"Los Angeles Agrees to Overhaul Jails to Care for Mentally Ill and Curb Abuse," by Ian Lovett, New York Times, August 5, 2015.

"If You Commit Murder, Do You Have the Right to Vote?," by Christie Thompson, The Marshall Project, August 5, 2015.

"Senator Holds Key to Sentencing Changes," by Isaac Stanley-Becker, Wall Street Journal, August 5, 2015.

"Why Jails Have More Suicides than Prisons," by Maurice Chammah and Tom Meagher, The Marshall Project, August 4, 2015.

"California: 60,000 Convicts Get Their Right to Vote Restored," Associated Press, August 4, 2015.

"The New Science of Sentencing," by Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Ben Casselman, and Dana Goldstein, The Marshall Project, August 4, 2015.

"New Efforts To Help People With Mental Illness Get Treatment Instead Of Jail Time," The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, August 4, 2015.

"Sentencing Reform Cut Crack-Cocaine Sentencing in Half," by Marcia Coyle, National Law Journal, August 3, 2015.

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