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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.
Jun 30, 2021
Through a series of maneuvers, state legislators narrowed the ambitious scope of Senate Bill 14.
Sep 16, 2020
Public safety is not improved by stricter probation and parole rules, researchers have found.
Lauren Lee White
Jun 08, 2020
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.
Mar 27, 2020
A man with multiple medical conditions incarcerated on a technical violation urgently needs to be released, his attorney says.
Mar 18, 2020
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.
Mar 04, 2020
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.
Feb 26, 2020
Aug 21, 2019
A company in Cleveland County exemplifies how for-profit legal services affect poor and vulnerable individuals.
Jun 26, 2019
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.
May 21, 2019
As the borough’s district attorney race takes shape, advocates press for changes to the office’s approach to people who reoffend.
Apr 09, 2019
Richard Cannon was making gains after being released from prison. Then one arrest changed the course of his life.
Apr 05, 2019
Mar 25, 2019
A new lawsuit says Riverside County’s probation officers threaten to prosecute kids for ‘pre-delinquent’ behavior.
Jul 10, 2018