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Justices in the state’s highest court are weighing whether it is unconstitutional to sentence people convicted of murder and aged 18 to 20 to life without parole.
Through a series of maneuvers, state legislators narrowed the ambitious scope of Senate Bill 14.
Public safety is not improved by stricter probation and parole rules, researchers have found.
Lauren Lee White
Many programs for people on parole, probation, or supervision take place in group settings—the exact opposite of what public health officials are recommending in order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
A man with multiple medical conditions incarcerated on a technical violation urgently needs to be released, his attorney says.
Josie Duffy Rice and guest host Donovan X. Ramsey talk with LaTonya Tate, executive director and founder of the Alabama Justice Initiative, about probation and parole.
Probation officers in the state’s 13th Judicial Circuit file thousands of violations, and they’re heard by a judge known for his harsh, punitive style.
A company in Cleveland County exemplifies how for-profit legal services affect poor and vulnerable individuals.
The DeKalb County Jail, now at the center of protests, has a long history of problems and a legacy of housing people for unpaid fines.
As the borough’s district attorney race takes shape, advocates press for changes to the office’s approach to people who reoffend.
Richard Cannon was making gains after being released from prison. Then one arrest changed the course of his life.
A new lawsuit says Riverside County’s probation officers threaten to prosecute kids for ‘pre-delinquent’ behavior.