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"The prosecutor in the death penalty case of a man who didn't kill anyone has asked the parole board and Gov. Greg Abbott to change his sentence to life in prison.," by Curtis Black, The Chicago Reporter, December 7, 2017.

"Texas district attorney who prosecuted Jeff Wood now wants him off death row," by Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune, December 7, 2017.

"Medication denied: St. Louis inmates claim medical neglect in local jails," by Durrie Bouscaren, St. Louis Public Radio, December 7, 2017.

"Can You Prove Your Innocence Without DNA?," by Barbara Bradley Hagerty, The Atlantic, December 7, 2017.

"A Dubious Arrest, a Compromised Prosecutor, a Tainted Plea: How One Murder Case Exposes a Broken System," by Megan Rose, ProPublica, December 4, 2017.

"Busted toilets, peeling paint, sewage backups, lice: a peek inside juvenile lockups," by Carol Marbin Miller, Miami Herald, December 2, 2017.

"WNYC: The Consequences Of Solitary Confinement," by NPR, December 1, 2017.

"Editorial: Applauding the Courage to Impose a Fair Sentence," Connecticut Law Tribune, December 1, 2017.

"Disabled Florida inmate was gassed to death after begging for medical help, lawsuit says," by Derek Hawkins, Washington Post, November 30, 2017.

"The Impenetrable Program Transforming How Courts Treat DNA Evidence," by Jessica Pishko, WIRED, November 29, 2017.

"No Mercy for Judges Who Show Mercy," by Joseph Neff, November 29, 2017.

"New laws affect drones, domestic violence deaths, massage parlors," by WRAL, November 28, 2017.

"New Hope for New Yorkers With Criminal Convictions," by Beth Fertig, WNYC, November 27, 2017.

"Research Finds Racial Disparities In Prison Sentences," by NPR, November 25, 2017.

"Law changes force dozens of old death penalty, juvenile cases back into courtrooms," by Emma Kennedy, Pensacola News Journal, November 25, 2017.

"Opinion: Prison privatization is never the right answer," by E.J. Hurst II, Lexington Herald-Leader, November 22, 2017.

"Editorial: In Billerica, a cell block for young men holds promise," Boston Globe, November 22, 2017.

"Indiana Recommends Bid for Prison Computer Tablets," by Associated Press, November 21, 2017.

"Florida let hepatitis C go untreated in prisons. Now it may cost taxpayers millions.," by Mary Ellen Klas, Tampa Bay Times, November 20, 2017.

"Serving Extra Years in Prison, and the Courthouse Doors Are Closed," by Adam Liptak, New York Times, November 20, 2017.

"Opinion: Attica: It's Worse Than We Thought," by Heather Ann Thompson, New York Times, November 19, 2017.

"Virginia bureaucrats are keeping nonviolent convicts in prison longer than murderers," by Tim Eberly, The Virginian-Pilot, November 17, 2017.

"ACLU Poll: Majority of Americans, Including Trump Voters, Say Prison Population Should Be Reduced," by C.J. Ciaramella, Reason, November 16, 2017.

"Black men sentenced to more time for committing the exact same crime as a white person, study finds," by Christopher Ingraham, Washington Post, November 16, 2017.

"Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime? The Elusive Promise of Algorithms," by James M. Doyle, The Crime Report, November 14, 2017.

"New Orleans man locked up nearly 8 years awaiting trial, then drug case gets tossed," by Matt Sledge, The Advocate, November 14, 2017.

"Louisiana's public defenders face financial burden with new juvenile prisoner law," by Julia O'Donoghue, Times-Picayune, November 14, 2017.

"Massachusetts House passes bill to expand program access for prison inmates," by Shira Schoenberg, Mass Live, November 13, 2017.

"'They Killed Him': As A Vermont Inmate Suffered From Untreated Cancer, Officials Delayed Care," by Taylor Dobbs, VPR, November 13, 2017.

"The Unique Sexual Harassment Problem Female Prison Workers Face," by Alysia Santo, Marshall Project, November 9, 2017.

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