mass incarceration

Photos & Video Show NYPD Officers, Including Top Brass, Openly Flouting Mask Mandate

More than 40 members of the NYPD have died from the coronavirus since the pandemic began.

70% of Texas Prisoners Tested Have the Coronavirus. Experts Say It's Time for More Testing and Fewer Inmates.

Some of the nation's biggest COVID-19 outbreaks have been in prisons and jails, and they can quickly spread to surrounding communities. Are Texas prisons doing enough to protect inmates, staff and the public?

One Month Later, No Sign of Respite at Jail in San Antonio

Public health experts praised the Sheriff's Office for a number of changes, but some,...

Grinis v. Spaulding

The ACLU of Massachusetts filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of people incarcerated at the Federal Medical Center in Devens, Massachusetts who are at severe risk of illness or death from COVID-19.

County Jail Incarceration Rates and County Mortality Rates in the United States, 1987– 2016

Objectives. To evaluate the relationship between changes in county jail incarceration rates and subsequent county mortality rates across the United States.Methods. We analyzed county jail incarceration rates from the Bureau of Justice Statistics from …

The Disciplining Effect of Mass Incarceration on Labor Organization

Previous research has described the criminal justice system as a “labor market institution.” In recent years, however, research on the relationship between the criminal justice system and the labor market has focused primarily on the negative impact …

Exposure to Criminal Justice System Criminalizes Young People Further, Shows Study

Exposure to criminal justice system criminalizes young people further, shows a study conducted in the US. For the study, the researchers followed up 500 boys recruited from all public schools in downtown Pittsburgh in the late 1980s, from their age 7 …