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"Yes, Mr. President, Incarceration Rates have Dropped ...," by Dana Goldstein, The Marshall Project, January 21, 2015.

"California Prisons Aim To Keep Sex Between Inmates Safe, If Illegal," by George Lavender, NPR, January 21, 2015.

"A unanimous Supreme Court endorses religious liberties in prison: In Plain English," by Amy Howe, SCOTUSblog, January 20, 2015.

"Whistleblowers Say DOJ Grants Failed To Protect Kids Behind Bars," by Carrie Johnson, NPR, January 19, 2015.

"Editorial: Failures in Screening Rikers Jail Guards," The New York Times, January 16, 2015.

"Rikers to Ban Isolation for Inmates 21 and Younger," by Michael Winerip and Michael Schwirtz, The New York Times, January 13, 2015.

"United States v. Booker is exactly 10 years old today," Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, January 12, 2015.

"U.S. panel proposes changes to white-collar prison sentences," by Nate Raymond, Reuters, January 12, 2015.

"Measures would end mandatory minimum sentences," by JoAnne Young, The Lincoln Journal Star, January 12, 2015.

"Beat the Feds: Alabama pitches prison reform as a states' rights issue ," by Beth Schwartzapfel, The Marshall Project, January 12, 2015.

"‘Sure, People Are Talking About Prison Reform, but They Aren’t Actually Doing Anything.’," by Alysia Santo, The Marshall Project, January 12, 2015.

"When Prisoners Are Patients," by Theresa Brown, The New York Times, January 3, 2015.

"Editorial: An Enemy of Reform in New York Jails," The New York Times, January 1, 2015.

"Cuomo Vetoes Bill to Change Rikers Island Prosecutor," by Joel Stashenko, The New York Law Journal, December 31, 2014.

"Pennsylvania Supreme Court declares state's sex offender registration regulations violate juve offenders' due process rights," Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, December 29, 2014.

"Widespread problems on Rikers Island tough to finally fix," by Jake Pearson, The Washington Post, December 28, 2014.

"A New Day for L.A.’s Brutal Jails," The New York Times, December 24, 2014.

"Shifting Away from Solitary," by Eli Hager and Gerald Rich, The Marshall Project, December 23, 2014.

"Editorial: Stop mistreating youth at Rikers Island and other institutions around the country," The Washington Post, December 21, 2014.

"U.S. Incarceration: Still Mass," by Gabriel Dance and Tom Meagher, The Marshall Project, December 19, 2014.

"U.S. Plans to Sue New York Over Rikers Island Conditions," by Benjamin Weiser, Michael Schwirtz, and Michael Winerip, The New York Times, December 18, 2014.

"The Box: A teen’s horrifying tale of solitary confinement at Rikers," Center for Investigative Reportion/Fusion, December 18, 2014.

"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Private Prisons...," by Christie Thompson, The Marshall Project, December 18, 2014.

"Should ALL federal marijuana sentencings be postponed now that Cromnibus precludes DOJ from interfering with state medical marijuana laws?," Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, December 17, 2014.

"Panel to Set Terms to End Abusive Reign at Los Angeles County Jail System," by Timothy Williams, The New York Times, December 16, 2014.

"Mass Incarceration’s Collateral Damage: The Children Left Behind," by Katy Reckdahl, The Nation, December 16, 2014.

"Judge Regrets Harsh Human Toll Of Mandatory Minimum Sentences," by Carrie Johnson and Marisa Penaloza, NPR, December 16, 2014.

"Op-Ed: End Solitary Confinement for Teenagers," by Ian M. Kysel, The Washington Post, December 16, 2014.

"After 17 Years Behind Bars, Coming Home To A Different Life," by Carrie Johnson and Marisa Penaloza, NPR, December 16, 2014.

"Court: ‘Post-offense conduct’ must be gauged at sentencing," by Peggy Wright, Daily Record (NJ), December 15, 2014.

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