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Articles by Keith Sanders

After DOJ Finds Unconstitutional Conditions for Mentally Ill Prisoners in Solitary, Massachusetts Experiments with Monitoring Gadget

Six months after the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a highly critical report accusing the Massachusetts Department of Corrections (MADOC) of violating the constitutional rights of mentally ill prisoners by holding them in isolation too long, the agency has not made conditions any less ...

Woman Abuse Survivors Sent to Prison for Self-Defense

“We Want Court dates!”

Draconian Use of Solitary Confinement in North Carolina

Activism and Art Team Up to Abolish Mass Incarceration

Staff Shortages in Georgia Prisons Reach Crisis Levels

According to the Southern Center for Human Rights, in 2020 alone, there were an estimated 25 ...

Mass Incarceration Fueling Spread of COVID-19 in Local Communities

Assessing the relationship ...

Mississippi Department of Corrections Lifts Smoking Ban at its Prisons

Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) enacted a smoking and tobacco product ...

How Jails Became a Breeding Ground for the Coronavirus

Suicides in New York SHUs Surge to Epidemic Levels