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On Election Day, voters in Alabama, Louisiana, Oregon, Tennessee, and Vermont will decide whether to close loopholes in their state constitutions allowing the forced labor of incarcerated people.
The state is sending virus-positive people to Angola prison—but those numbers aren’t reported on the Department of Corrections website.
Criminal justice advocates have called Camp J at the Louisiana State Penitentiary ‘a dungeon.’ Now it’s housing prisoners who have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Trial begins in class action suit alleging medical neglect by Louisiana State Penitentiary.
Ronald Brooks was helping plan a prison strike when he was abruptly transferred to a new prison hours away.
People incarcerated at Angola want opportunities for education instead of hard labor in the fields.