Prisons

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters march on October 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo: Twitter/YourAnonGlobal)
Organizers and rights groups throughout the U.S. are staging demonstrations on Wednesday against police brutality, racial profiling, and mass incarceration, practices they say disproportionately affect communities of color. The protests mark the 19th annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Observers charge that the "Revictimization Relief Act" will both muzzle prisoners as well as criminalize those media outlets who help to disseminate their voices. (Photo: Joe Piette via Philly IAC)
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Tuesday signed into law a prisoner gag...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The lethal injection room at San Quentin State Prison. (Photo: CA Dept of Corrections/Public Domain)
The family of Clayton Lockett, an Oklahoma death row inmate who in April was...