The 5-3 Supreme Court ruling tosses out a 2015 lower court decision that entitled immigrant detainees to a bond hearing every six months.
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges meets with ex-prisoner Ojore Lutalo and rights advocate Bonnie Kerness to discuss abuse in U.S. penitentiaries.
A coalition of inmates in 10 of the state’s prisons are protesting brutal living conditions, lack of parole and not being paid for their labor.
Martin Luther King Day has become a yearly ritual to turn a black radical into a red-white-and-blue icon. It is a day filled with old sound bites about little black children and little white children that, given the state of America, would enrage King.
Cases threaten to undermine efforts at juvenile justice reform in Illinois.
The 2001 program, begun under President George W. Bush, emphasizes aggressive prosecution of gun and gang crimes.
In the push to spare convicts from prison, judges are steering some into programs that are little more than lucrative work camps for private industry.
Lawyers in south Texas say more pregnant women are being held for weeks in detention centers run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.