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"New Push in Congress to Reverse ‘Overcriminalization’ in Criminal Code," by Gary Fields, The Wall Street Journal, May 26, 2016.

"FJD Sets Protocol For Resentencing Of Juvenile Lifers," by Max Mitchell, The Legal Intelligencer, May 25, 2016.

"Man in Mississippi jail 11 years without trial," by Jerry Mitchell, The Clarion-Ledger, May 22, 2016.

"U.S. court allows private-prison inmates to sue over valley fever," by Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle, May 20, 2016.

"Judge to decide if death-row inmates need air conditioning," by Michael Kunzelman, The Associated Press, May 20, 2016.

"Rikers Island Guards and a Cook Took Bribes, Officials Say," by Winnie Hu and Kate Pastor, The New York Times, May 19, 2016.

"Quashed report warned of prison health crisis," by Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY, May 19, 2016.

"Supreme Court Rules Right to Speedy Trial Ends at Guilty Verdict," by Adam Liptak, The New York Times, May 19, 2016.

"Congress forecasters see major savings from sentencing reforms," by Julia Harte, Reuters, May 18, 2016.

"Lack of Adequate Health Care is a Death Sentence for Arizona Inmates," by Elizabeth Stuart, Phoenix New Times, May 17, 2016.

"Pregnant inmates still being shackled in Massachusetts, report finds," by Shira Schoenberg, MassLive, May 16, 2016.

"Inside decaying US prison, former inmates are guides," by Jessica Lussenhop, BBC News Magazine, May 11, 2016.

"Hepatitis C 'epidemic' largely untreated in Tennessee prisons," by Dave Boucher, The Tennesseean, May 9, 2016.

"Don't think solitary confinement in prison is torture? Imagine these conditions for years," by German Lopez, Vox, May 5, 2016.

"Opinion Series: Inside Death Row," by Patrick Chappatte and Anne-Frederique Widmann, The New York Times, May 4, 2016.

"Florida has nearly 400 death-row inmates. Will the state overturn all of their death sentences?," by Mark Berman, The Washington Post, May 4, 2016.

"The Laws that Betrayed Their Makers: Why Mandatory Minimums Still Exist," by Amos Irwin, HuffPost Politics, May 3, 2016.

"Sheldon Silver, Ex-New York Assembly Speaker, Gets 12-Year Prison Sentence," by Benjamin Weiser and Vivian Lee, The New York Times, May 3, 2016.

"Mentally ill in solitary: 'We're not addressing the problem, we’re making it worse'," by Matthew Teague, The Guardian, May 3, 2016.

"Los Angeles County Restricts Solitary for Juveniles," by Adam Nagourney and Timothy Williams, The New York Times, May 3, 2016.

"Life Without Parole: A Five Part Series," by Sandy Hausman, WVTF, May 2, 2016.

"As Drug Sentencing Debate Rages, 'Ridiculous' Sentences Persist," by Jon Schuppe, NBC News, May 2, 2016.

"50 years for first-time felon? Tyler Moore's story," by Jerry Mitchell, The Clarion-Ledger, May 2, 2016.

"How to Get Brutal Guards Out of the Jails," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, May 2, 2016.

"Opening the Door," by Jean Casella and Aviva Stahl, Solitary Watch, April 29, 2016.

"Congress is closer than ever to easing sentences for drug offenders," by Mike DeBonis, The Washington Post, April 29, 2016.

"Texas Prisons Assert Right To Censor Inmates' Families on Social Media," by Jordan Smith, The Intercept, April 29, 2016.

"Prisons Are Using Military-Grade Tear Gas to Punish People," by Daniel Moattar, The Nation, April 28, 2016.

"How I Break Prison Rules to Keep in Touch with My Family," by Anonymous, The Marshall Project, April 28, 2016.

"Funding Accord Reached Over Juvenile Lifers," by Max Mitchell, The Legal Intelligencer, April 26, 2016.

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