COVID-19 cases among incarcerated people increased by 8.3% per day, compared to 3.4% in the general population, report researchers.
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State policies that help formerly incarcerated people find work don't always make it easy for dads to provide child support, new research shows.
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The longstanding racial divide in state prisons, while still significant, has shrunk, according to a new report.
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"A prison in a pandemic becomes akin to a cruise ship—people are crowded into a shared space that they cannot leave." Here are prisons' COVID-19 options.
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Race and class bias on the part of prosecutors may not be the primary driver of the disparities in prison populations, researchers report.
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Children and teens in the youth justice system have a higher prevalence of mental health disorders and suicidal behaviors than their peers, researchers say.
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"Before rushing to adopt or use these tools, we need to have conversations about their problems and weaknesses."
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More than 1.5 million people go to federal and state prisons each year, and about 700,000 get out. Here's what they need for successful reentry.
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