Christie Thompson: How Bureaucrats Stand in the Way of Releasing Elderly and Ill PrisonersDecember 2013
The Department of Justice has expanded eligibility for compassionate release. But whether that means more inmates are let out early depends on the “compassion” of prison officials.
Joaquin Sapien: Questions Arise in Effort to End Prison RapeSeptember 2013
It took years to enact tougher standards for investigating and punishing sexual violence in jails and prisons. Now, there is frustration over how those reforms will be enforced.
Idra Novey and Andrew Zawacki: Courting InfluxesJuly 2013
A conversation between poets about writing place, time, technology, and transformation.