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"A Death in a Florida Prison Goes Unpunished," by Eyal Press, The New Yorker, March 23, 2017.

"Another Death on a For-Profit Extradition Vehicle," by Eli Hager and Alysia Santo, The Marshall Project, March 23, 2017.

"Hundreds of people were sentenced to life with chance of parole. Just one problem: It doesn't exist," by Michael Kiefer, The Arizona Republic, March 19, 2017.

"After Inmate With Schizophrenia Dies In Shower, Fla. Prosecutor Finds No Wrongdoing," by Laurel Wamsley, NPR, March 19, 2017.

"Jurors shouldn't be told possible mandatory minimums for repeat offenders, La. Supreme Court rules," by Ken Daley, The Times-Picayune, March 16, 2017.

"Shannon Hurd Got a Life Sentence for Stealing $14. Then he Died in Prison from Untreated Cancer.," by Liliana Segura, The Intercept, March 14, 2017.

"Pregnant Inmates Say a Federal Jail Is No Place for Them, and Some Judges Agree," by Joseph Goldstein, The New York Times, March 14, 2017.

"Legislation to end life-without-parole for kids in Arkansas advances," by John Moritz, Arkansas Online, March 10, 2017.

"Get caught with pot, don’t go to jail: Why not everyone is happy," by Rachel Weiner, The Washington Post, March 10, 2017.

"Afraid of Jail? Buy an Upgrade," by Alysia Santo, Victoria Kim, and Anna Flagg, The Marshall Project, March 9, 2017.

"40 Years Awaiting Execution," by Rebecca McCray, Slate, March 7, 2017.

"'Time: The Kalief Browder Story' Depicts Issues With Solitary Confinement," by Michel Martin, NPR, March 4, 2017.

"A Better Way to Treat Addiction in Jail," by Beth Schwartzapfel, The Marshall Project, March 1, 2017.

"Racist Assault At A Child's Birthday Party Yields Long Prison Terms In Georgia," by Bill Chappell, NPR , February 28, 2017.

"Supreme Court to hear oral argument on limits of sentencing," by Kelly Cohen, Washington Examiner, February 27, 2017.

"How One Man Spent 575 Days (and $43,000 in Tax Dollars) In Jail For Trespassing," by Emily Corwin, New Hampshire Public Radio, February 27, 2017.

"Mental Illness, Untreated Behind Bars," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, February 27, 2017.

"State of Kansas mistakenly kept a man in solitary confinement for 1,000 days," by Justin Wingerter, Topeka Capital-Journal, February 26, 2017.

"Queens DA's Early Plea Deal System Is Built On Something Rare: Trust," by Mark May, Gothamist, February 22, 2017.

"In major Tallahassee reversal, mandatory sentences called a waste of taxpayer money," by Mary Ellen Klas, Miami Herald, February 21, 2017.

"Argument preview: Justices to consider limits of sentencing discretion under advisory guidelines," by Douglas Berman, SCOTUSblog, February 21, 2017.

"I sentenced criminals to hundreds more years than I wanted to. I had no choice.," by Shira A. Scheindlin, The Washington Post, February 17, 2017.

"Federal judge’s order hits state hard over heat-related inmate deaths," by Gabrielle Banks, Houston Chronicle, February 14, 2017.

"The Man Who Ran Obama's Clemency Machine," by Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project, February 14, 2017.

"Maryland should make parole a meaningful part of sentencing again," by Nazgol Ghandnoosh, The Washington Post, February 13, 2017.

"Court accepts guilty plea from Omaha woman too drunk to stand, sparking concerns due process was violated," by Todd Cooper, Omaha World-Herald, February 13, 2017.

"Self-Described ‘So-Called Judge’ Rips Orange County Sheriff Who Trump Called ‘Legendary’," by Matt Ferner, The Huffington Post, February 10, 2017.

"Illegal Voting Gets Texas Woman 8 Years in Prison, and Certain Deportation," by Michael Wines, The New York Times, February 10, 2017.

"U.S. court curbs solitary for Pennsylvania inmates no longer facing execution," by Jonathan Stempel, Reuters, February 9, 2017.

"When Your Judge Isn't A Lawyer," by Matt Ford, The Atlantic, February 5, 2017.

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