Ballot initiatives seek reforms for laws on policing, prosecution, mass incarceration and other issues.
The president's newest addition to the Supreme Court aligns with Trump on many fronts, all of which spell trouble for the country.
Rachel Kushner's new novel set in a women's prison brims with morally tainted characters who are also victims of repressive and dehumanizing incarceration.
The central mission of our incarceration system, black rights advocates say, is to facilitate the removal of African-Americans from society.
The prevalence of physical abuse may be the most open secret behind the growing number of women who end up behind bars.