What Mass lawmakers can learn about parole from the battle to end death by incarceration across the country. “To see the transformation of those who have caused harm is important for those who have been harmed.”
In the process of editing this week’s cover feature by Jean Trounstine, a collaboration with the ...
40 years ago this month, Fred Clay was arrested for a crime he didn’t commit. After 38 years behind bars, he’s telling his story and writing another chapter.
In a state that sets up former inmates for failure, this program offers hope through education and more
Prison reformers protest Baker and Walsh-endorsed corrections conference
Activists from 19 grassroots organizations marched through downtown Boston Sunday afternoon to protest the American Correctional Association (ACA), which was holding its annual conference at the Hynes Convention Center.
The ACA is one of the largest ...
Who oversees parole in Mass? What motivates decisions? Does the outcome help the Commonwealth? Will the addition of another career prosecutor tilt the Mass parole board away from second chances?
Hampshire County has the most violent small jail in the state, and one of the least transparent
The second in a series profiling aging lifers seeking commutations from Mass prisons
The first in a series profiling aging lifers seeking commutations from Mass prisons
Street sales of Oxy and the resulting spike in heroin sales led to a whole new wave of nonviolent offenders sent to prison for years with mandatory minimum sentences.