By Cindy Casares | 04/01/2016 - 11:43
Last week, the Austin City Council passed a new ordinance that prohibits employers from asking for a job applicant’s criminal history until after a conditional offer of employment has been made.
By Raquel Reichard | 02/17/2016 - 09:47
After 24 years on death row, 43-year-old Texas man Gustavo Julian Garcia was executed Tuesday.
By Raquel Reichard | 10/09/2015 - 15:22
In 2012, Samantha Perez got pregnant after she was raped.
By Raquel Reichard | 08/24/2015 - 17:15
The U.S. criminal justice system is broken, and this truth is becoming more evident for anyone with a Wi-Fi connection and Twitter account.
By Daniela Galvez | 04/10/2015 - 13:22
In recent years, people have made an effort to uncover the abuses women face in prison, but have paid little attention to the abuse transgender prisoners face.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/30/2013 - 14:52
When it comes to prison beauty pageants, one particular holding site in Bogota, Colombia goes all out -- and each and every single inmate is given the opportunity to participate.
Bogota's Buen Pastor prison, which houses 2,222 female inmates, has been hosting beauty pageants for about 18 years, and they allow women of any age to participate.
By Samantha Leal | 08/03/2012 - 09:35
The U.S. is locking up more undocumented immigrants than ever, and prison companies are reaping the benefits, says a new Associated Press review. The review shows that the businesses have spent tens of millions of dollars lobbying lawmakers and contirbuting to compaigns.
By Samantha Leal | 06/18/2012 - 09:48
An American man imprisoned in a Nicaraguan cell claims his innocence and attributes his survival thus far to "crackers and peanuts and raisins" in an exclusive phone conversation with CNN's Anderson Cooper.
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