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"The $33 Test in Prison That Could Save Countless Lives on the Outside," by Beth Schwartzapfel, Marshall Project, November 24, 2015.

"The Gaping Hole in the Prison Early Release Program: Mental Health Care," by Amy Alexander, National Journal, November 23, 2015.

"Persuasive Judges Win Reduced Sentences for Some Convicts," by Joe Palazzolo, Wall Street Journal, November 23, 2015.

"Register special report: How jailhouse informants and the 'snitch tank' put Orange County justice system in turmoil," by David Ferrell and Tony Saavedra, Orange County Register, November 22, 2015.

"Tough Sentence After Spurned Plea Deal Ruled Not Vindictive," by Joel Stashenko, New York Law Journal, November 20, 2015.

"When Prisoners Email Their Lawyers, It's Often Not Confidential," by Joel Rose, NPR, November 18, 2015.

"Sentencing reform bill advances in House," by Lydia Wheeler, The Hill, November 18, 2015.

"Our Prisons in Black and White," by Eli Hager, Marshall Project, November 18, 2015.

"Parole urged for elderly, bedridden Mississippi inmates," Associated Press, November 15, 2015.

"Another senseless death in police custody," by Editorial Board, Washington Post, November 15, 2015.

"The Big Money Propping Up Harsh Sentences," by Alicia Bannon and Scott Greytak, The Atlantic, November 14, 2015.

"Prosecutors Weigh Teenage Sexting: Folly or Felony?," by Erik Eckholm. New York Times, November 13, 2015.

"California’s Prison Experiment," by The Editorial Board, New York Times, November 13, 2015.

"Editorial: Solitary Confinement Should Be Used on Limiited Basis," The Connecticut Law Tribune, November 12, 2015.

"Notable new ACLU report on impact of California's Prop 47 one year later," Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, November 12, 2015.

"How Parental Incarceration Affects a Child’s Education," by Alia Wong, The Atlantic, November 11, 2015.

"‘These Babies Keep Dying’," by Simone Weichselbaum, Marshall Project, November 10, 2015.

"The US inmates charged per night in jail," by Jessica Lussenhop, BBC, November 9, 2015.

"Albert Woodfox, Angola Inmate, Can Be Tried 3rd Time, Court Rules," by Ashley Southall, New York Times, November 9, 2015.

"Prisons and Jails Put Transgender Inmates at Risk," by The Editorial Board, New York Times, November 9, 2015.

"More than a decade after release, they all come back," by Kevin Johnson, USA Today, November 6, 2015.

"For non-U.S. citizens, early release from prison means swift deportation," by Pamela Constable, Washington Post, November 5, 2015.

"Ex-attorney general Holder calls for further U.S. drug sentencing changes," by Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post, November 5, 2015.

"Behind Bars, Vets With PTSD Face A New War Zone, With Little Support," by Quil Lawrence, NPR, November 5, 2015.

"After Thousands Of Inmates Released Early, Probation Officers Will Be Watching," by Carrie Johnson, NPR, November 3, 2015.

"Video: Sharanda Jones's Life Sentence," The Nightly Show, November 2, 2015.

"For This Released Inmate, Freedom Tastes Like Pizza For Breakfast," by Carrie Johnson, NPR, November 2, 2015.

"What It's Like To Be A Non-Violent Drug Criminal, Released After 23 Years," NPR, October 31, 2015.

"Softening sentences, losing leverage," by Ann E. Marimow, Washington Post, October 31, 2015.

"Why Do So Many Ex-Cons End Up Back in Prison?," by Leon Neyfakh, Slate, October 29, 2015.

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