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Articles by Samantha Michaels

Without Interpreters, California’s Deaf Prisoners are Getting Stuck Behind Bars

“It’s the utmost violation of due process I can think of.”

by Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones

In 2016, a prisoner in Corcoran, California faced a dilemma. The parole board wanted to know whether he’d completed any self-help programs during his incarceration, a sign that he’d been rehabilitated and could ...