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"Books: Prying Loose the Long-Kept Secrets of Attica," by Jennifer Schuessler, The New York Times, August 23, 2016.

"Ramen noodles 'are most valuable US prison commodity', study suggests," BBC, August 23, 2016.

"When Jail Becomes a Death Sentence," by Lisa Pickoff-White and Julie Small, KQED, August 22, 2016.

"The end to abusive solitary confinement of juveniles in California is finally in sight," by The Times Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times, August 21, 2016.

"Videos Surface of a Death in Custody the LAPD Didn’t Want Released," by Topher Sanders, ProPublica, August 18, 2016.

"Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons," by Matt Zapotosky and Chico Harlan, The Washington Post, August 18, 2016.

"California Supreme Court overturns death penalty in 1993 killings of two Target employees," by Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times, August 15, 2016.

"In U.S. Jails, a Constitutional Clash Over Air-Conditioning," by Alan Blinder, The New York Times, August 15, 2016.

"'Who could I tell?': ex-inmate says guard sexually assaulted her daily for months," by Maria L La Ganga, The Guardian, August 13, 2016.

"Private federal prisons — less safe, less secure," by Joe Davidson, The Washington Post, August 12, 2016.

"Eric Holder: We Can Have Shorter Sentences and Less Crime," by Eric H. Holder Jr., The New York Times, August 11, 2016.

"Case Dismissed: Echoes of National Police Issues in a Vermont Courtroom," by Mark Davis, Seven Days, August 10, 2016.

"A Therapist Who Preps White-Collar Criminals for Prison Time," by Bourree Lam, The Atlantic, August 10, 2016.

"Lawyers Reflect on Clemency Work After Obama Executive Action," by Suzanne Monyak, The National Law Journal, August 9, 2016.

"Judge Rejects Rod Blagojevich’s Plea for Reduced Sentence," by Julie Bosman, The New York Times, August 9, 2016.

"Criminal Charges," by Colin Lecher, The Verge, August 8, 2016.

"Opinion: I’m the inmate. Why is my granddaughter being punished, too?," by Kimberly Hricko, The Washington Post, August 5, 2016.

"Nature videos made violent prisoners more peaceful," by Darryl Fears, The Washington Post, August 5, 2016.

"Even violent crime victims say our prisons are making crime worse," by Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post, August 5, 2016.

"Obama says he's proud to have 'reinvigorated' long-neglected clemency power," by Gregory Korte, USA Today, August 4, 2016.

"Arizona Prison Is Not Reporting Disease Cases To Health Agency," by Rui Kaneya, Honolulu Civil Beat, August 3, 2016.

"JPMorgan Pays Inmates for Fees on Get-Out-of-Jail Debit Card," by Erik Larson, Bloomberg, August 2, 2016.

"'Guilty But Mentally Ill' Doesn't Protect Against Harsh Sentences," by Natalie Jacwicz, NPR, August 2, 2016.

"DOC reports big drop in violent incidents involving correction officers at Rikers ," by Colby Hamilton and Gloria Pazmino, Politico, August 2, 2016.

"US Supreme Court Takes on Shotgun Sentencing Appeal," by Noreen Marcus, Daily Business Review, August 1, 2016.

"‘She has no pants and she is in court’: Judge outraged over inmate’s appearance," by Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post, August 1, 2016.

" The Financial Firm That Cornered the Market on Jails," by Arun Gupta, The Nation, August 1, 2016.

"Make Algorithms Accountable," by Julia Angwin, The New York Times, August 1, 2016.

"As Boot-Camp Prisons Fade, New York Inmates March On," by Corinne Ramey, The Wall Street Journal, July 31, 2016.

"A step forward for mentally ill defendants," by The Editorial Board, The Washington Post, July 31, 2016.

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