Prisons

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
California's Corcoran State Prison. (Photo: Steve Rhodes/cc/flickr)
Just a month ahead of the November polls, a California measure to reduce prison populations and institute a measure of justice for nonviolent offenders is gaining traction as a diverse coalition, including a legion of big-monied donors, have come out in support of Proposition 47. “Law enforcement has been on an incarceration binge for 30 years,...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
As the U.S. cements a pact to maintain troops in Afghanistan following their...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A report released by human rights groups in Pennsylvania on Tuesday questions...