Meek Mill is finally free. But his case, depicted in a new Amazon docuseries, shows the urgent need to challenge the criminalization of poverty and the class society that jailed him in the first place.
Jarrod Shanahan is an assistant professor of criminal justice at Governors State University.
US prisons are horrific — so horrific, in fact, that a former top physician at Rikers Island insists in a new book that we treat incarceration itself as a cause of harm to the imprisoned.
The Showtime mini-series Escape at Dannemora is a brutal portrait of the quintessential American prison town — where dehumanization reigns, no matter which side of the wall you're on.
Janus represents a turn from conciliation with public-sector unions towards pure repression.
The remake of Death Wish is a failure — because the law-and-order politics animating the original film triumphed long ago.