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"NJ lawmakers approve limits to solitary confinement," by Salvador Rizzo, The Record, October 20, 2016.

"Lawmakers to Again Deal With Death Penalty Sentencing," by Dara Kam, News Service of Florida, October 19, 2016.

"Father who ‘repeatedly raped his 12-year old daughter’ gets 60-day sentence. Fury erupts.," by Travis M. Andrews and Fred Barbash, The Washington Post, October 19, 2016.

"A disturbing lawsuit claims private prison guards forced an inmate to perform oral sex," by Casey Tolan, Fusion, October 18, 2016.

"Federal judge blasts Philly DA's 'juvenile lifers' policy," by Amy S. Rosenberg, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 18, 2016.

"Obama grants clemency to inmate — but inmate refuses," by Gregory Korte, USA TODAY, October 15, 2016.

"Private prison industry fights Justice Department directive to end the use of contract facilities," by Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post, October 14, 2016.

"Baton Rouge prison nurses who asked for city-parish's help now at risk of losing jobs," by Andrea Gallo, The Advocate, October 14, 2016.

"Prisoners With Hep C Get Cured In Some States But Not Others," by Anna Maria Barry-Jester, FiveThirtyEight, October 13, 2016.

"Measure Would Curtail Use of Solitary Confinement," by Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal, October 12, 2016.

"NACDL and the Foundation for Criminal Justice Applaud Clemency Project 2014 Milestone; 2,000 Petitions Submitted to the Office of the Pardon Attorney," NACDL News Release, October 7, 2016.

"Opinion: A Virtual Visit to a Relative in Jail," by Maya Schenwar, The New York Times, September 29, 2016.

"Ryan pushes sentencing reform in face of skeptical GOP," by Rachael Bade, POLITICO, September 27, 2016.

"Opinion: Texas Prisons Banned My Book About Texas Prisoners," by Dan Slater, Slate, September 27, 2016.

"Bringing Prison Guards to Justice," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, September 27, 2016.

"A Primer on the Nationwide Prisoners’ Strike," by Beth Schwartzapfel, The Marshall Project, September 27, 2016.

"Blog: Police Body Cameras Are OK, But How To Protect Innocent Prisoners?," by Lorenzo Johnson, The Huffington Post, September 26, 2016.

"No touching. No human contact. The hidden toll on jail inmates who spend months or years alone in a 7x9 foot cell," by Cindy Chang, Los Angeles Times, September 25, 2016.

"Innocent at Rikers," by Raven Rakia, TakePart, September 23, 2016.

"The Criminal Justice Reform That Could Actually Reach Obama’s Desk," by Eli Hager, The Marshall Project, September 22, 2016.

"How Mexico Saves Its Citizens from the Death Penalty in the U.S.," by Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project, September 22, 2016.

"Rehabilitating Violent Offenders Is Possible. Why Aren’t We Doing It?," by Rebecca McCray, TakePart, September 19, 2016.

"Florida leads the nation in the number of prisoners released by Obama," by Laura C. Morel, Tampa Bay Times, September 18, 2016.

"Special Report: Captive Lives," by Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle, September 16, 2016.

"Woman Files Suit After Being Misidentified as Male in Jail," by Samantha Joseph, Daily Business Review, September 14, 2016.

"When an Old Law Makes It Hard to Fix a Troubled Jail," by Alysia Santo, The Marshall Project, September 13, 2016.

"Photo Blog: What It Looks Like to Be Behind Bars in Four Different Countries," by Jordan G. Teicher, Slate, September 12, 2016.

"Texas Prisoners Sue Over 'Cruel' Conditions, Citing Extreme Heat," by John Burnett, NPR, September 12, 2016.

"Inmates Are Kicking Off a Nationwide Prison Strike Today," by Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn, Mother Jones, September 9, 2016.

"In this class, prisoners and Georgetown students grapple with difficult lessons," by Dan Zak, The Washington Post, September 8, 2016.

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