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The Untold Story
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Prison News Update (Archive)
Supreme Court delays execution
By Terry Kinney, Associated Press
Dec. 5, 2006

US Supreme Court refuses to lift stay
of Ohio inmate execution

Associated Press
Dec. 4, 2006

The Real Costs of Prison Budget Cuts
by Jerry Smiley, Prisonersolidarity.org
Dec. 3, 2006

Boogieman's Death Won't End Iraqi Resistance
By Dennis S. Boatwright, Prisonersolidarity.org
Dec. 2, 2006

Kumi Ya Nne Kanuni Daraka (The Fourteen Principles of Responsibility)
By Raynell D. Morgan (aka K T Z Damali),
Prisonersolidarity.org
Dec. 2, 2006

2 execution dates hand Strickland
a hot issue early
Matt Leingang, Associated Press
Dec. 1, 2006

Court grants stay of execution
Annie Hall, Cincinnati Enquirer
Dec. 1, 2006

Petition for Clemency for Jerome Henderson
Alice Lynd, Prisonersolidarity.org
Nov. 28, 2006
Sign Petition Online

Information on Henderson Case
Ohio Death Penalty Information Blog
Nov. 28, 2006

John Spirko granted inclusion in Ohio
lethal-injection challenge case
Ohio Death Penalty Information Blog
Nov. 28, 2006

Board gives no clemency to convicted murderer
Annie Hall, Cincinnati Enquirer
Nov. 22, 2006

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds state's injection method
Associated Press
Nov. 22, 2006

Strickland, Dann both leery of death-penalty process

Alan Johnson, Columbus Dispatch
Nov. 19, 2006

Jerome Henderson, Kenneth Biros allowed inclusion
in Ohio lethal-injection challenge case
Ohio Death Penalty Information Blog
Nov. 10, 2006

Ohio AG-elect Marc Dann statement on need for death-penalty study in Ohio
Ohio Death Penalty Information Blog
Aufio file
Nov. 9, 2006

Texas Inmates Protest Conditions With Hunger Strikes
By Ralph Blumenthal, New York Times
Nov. 8, 2006

States use drugs to calm condemned before execution
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
Nov. 3, 2006

American Prison Planet. The Bush Administration
as Global Jailor

By Nick Turse, Tomdispatch.com
Nov. 2, 2006

Death row prisoner takes his life
By Gloria Rubac, Workers World
Oct. 26, 2006

Life from Death Row
Local and national activists fight to kill capital punishment
with University of Toledo event
By Rick Claypool, Toledo City Paper
Oct. 25, 2006

A Condemned Man Speaks Out

TCP’s exclusive interview with Siddique Abdullah Hasan
By Rick Claypool, Toledo City Paper
Oct. 25, 2006

We do not have a humane and peaceful way of killing
Barbara Becnel discusses the death of Crips founder
By Rick Claypool, Toledo City Paper
Oct. 25, 2006

Appeals court clears way for cult leader's execution
The Associated Press
Oct. 24, 2006

Court sets December execution date for 1985 killing
The Associated Press
Oct. 23, 2006

Poll: Does the death penalty prevent murders?
No 59.2 %
Yes 35.9 %

Canton Repository,
Oct. 21, 2006

Condemned man’s fate passed to Taft’s successor
Alan Johnson, Columbus Dispatch
Oct. 21, 2006

Legendary Historian Staughton Lynd on the
1993 Lucasville Prison Uprising

By Amy Goodman, Democracy Now
Oct. 20, 2006

Staughton Lynd tells the hidden story of...
The Lucasville Prison revolt
By Patrick Dyer, Socialist Worker
Oct. 20, 2006

Freedom sought for Lucasville Five
By Sharon Danann, Workers World
Oct. 19, 2006

Execution Delayed
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
Oct. 17, 2006

A Time Bomb Waiting to Explode
(Ohio's Protective Custody Prisoners Fill Cells at Lucasville)
By Clarence Bogan, Prisonersolidarity.org
Oct. 17, 2006

"He never let them break his Spirit"
Book review of Kunta Kenyatta's "Life after Life"
by C. Red Horse Driscoll, Prisonersolidarity.org
Oct. 15, 2006

ACLU says wrong man convicted of killing guard
Court papers blame perjured testimony
John Caniglia, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Oct. 13, 2006

Is lethal injection barbaric?
Ohio revisits the ethics of execution

By Daniel Sturm, Columbus Free Press
Oct. 12, 2006

Lethal injection takes the stand
In Ohio, a botched execution has led some to ask
if lethal injection is cruel and unusual punishment
By Daniel Sturm, Youngstown Walruss
Oct. 11, 2006

The Illusion of Hope…Is all but gone
By Steven Woods (From Texas Death Row)
Alternative Press Review
Oct. 11, 2006

In Defense of Siddique Abdullah Hasan
By Staughton Lynd, Prisonersolidarity.org
Oct. 10, 2006

The fourth World Day Against the Death Penalty:
Executions as a failure of justice

Amnesty International
Oct. 10, 2006

Petro seeks 5 th reprieve for killer on Death Row

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
Oct. 8, 2006

Blood Revenge, the Death Penalty and Kevin Cooper. The Walls That Racism Built
By Elizabeth Terzakis, Counterpunch.org
Oct. 4, 2006

The Chaos Behind California Executions
By Maura Dolan and Henry Weinstein, Los Angeles Times
Oct. 2, 2006

Doctor says ethics stopped him from aiding execution
By David Kravets, Associated Press
Sept. 29, 2006

'Chopper out of here,' salad for later:
inmates' last day
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
Sep. 29, 2006

Sedation May Fail in California Executions,
Doctor Testifies
By Maura Dolan and Henry Weinstein, Los Angeles Times
Sept. 28, 2006

Life After Life [PDF]
By Kunta Kenyatta, Prisonersolidarity.org
Sept. 24, 2006


End Medical Experimentation on Prisoners Now

By Silva J.A. Talvi, In These Times
Sept. 26, 2006

WHY?

By Raynell D. Morgan (Aka. Tebogo Zulu Damali),
Prisonersolidarity.org
Sept. 23, 2006

The U.S.-China Undeclared Cold War
and Tougher Times for African Americans
By Dennis Boatwright, Prisonersolidarity.org
Sept. 23, 2006

Witness describes prolonged, painful execution
By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press
Sep. 22, 2006

Time to End the Barbarity

By Siddique A. Hasan, Prisonersolidarity.org
Sept. 18, 2006

Inspired
By Travis Bray, Prisonersolidarity.org
Sept. 15, 2006

Who am I?
By Kamaal Q.M. Deen, Prisonersolidarity.org
Sept. 13, 2006

Finding Bickel Gold in a Hill of Beans
[PDF]
By Douglas A. Berman, Cato Supreme Court Review
September 2006

Will You Save Me?
By Ali Khalid Abdullah, Prisonersolidarity.org
Sept. 8, 2006


Problems Alleged in Execution of Crips Co-Founder
By Henry Weinstein, Los Angeles Times
Sept. 6, 2006

Lucasville killer testified on riot; now he walks
By John Caniglia, The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Sept. 4, 2006

Blue Monday
By Pascal Morgan, Prisonersolidarity.org
Aug. 22, 2006

In Search of a Penpal
By Jeffery Miller, Prisonersolidarity.org
Aug. 15, 2006

Saving Our Youth

By Daniel McCauley, Prisonersolidarity.org
Aug. 10, 2006

An Innocent Man on Texas Death Row

By Michael Toney, Prisonersolidarity.org
Aug. 1, 2006

Racial Hatred and Profiling
By Mosi O. Paki, Prisonersolidarity.org
July 15, 2006

A Prisoner’s State of Mind
By Fred Tuitasi, Prisonersolidarity.org
July 7, 2006

Homage to Black Women
By Nikki Blakely, Prisonersolidarity.org
July 1, 2006

Our Rights: Religious Land Uses and Institutionalized Persons Act

By Rashid Junaid, Prisonersolidarity.org
June 31, 2006

Choices

By Greg Curry, Prisonersolidarity.org
June 30, 2006

The Struggle

By Azim Jahaar (Kelly Watts), Prisonersolidarity.org
June 27, 2006

YSU Prison Forum in the News
The Vindicator / Tribune Chronicle
June 11, 2006

Who killed Officer Vallandingham?

By Staughton Lynd, Prisonersolidarity.org
June 10, 2006

Death Row inmate may receive fourth reprieve
By Alan Johnson, The Columbus Dispatch
June 8, 2006

What Makes a Man Cheat?

By Ali Khalid Abdullah, Prisonersolidarity.org
June 1, 2006

Justices reverse death penalty over killer's
abusive childhood
By Carrie Spencer Ghose, The Associated Press
May 31, 2006

Stuck in the Slammer (Youngstown, Ohio)
By Miriam Gottfried, Forbes.com
May 22, 2006

The Parallels of Prisoner Abuse: A Glimpse Into the Psychological Abuse of Ohio's Inmates
By Jason Goudlock,
Prisonersolidarity.org
May 21, 2006

"If I snooze, I lose my life". An interview with
Keith LaMar

By Kevin Lowery, Prisonersolidarity.org
May 20, 2006

The Unseen, Uncounted Casualties of the Death Penalty
By Michael Kroll, New America Media
May 18, 2006


Ohio officials spar over Clark execution
By Jim Provance, Toledo Blade
May 18, 2006

Senate committee recommends confirming
new prisons director
By Carrie Spence Ghose, Associated Press
May 17, 2006

Lethal Injection (Barbie Jail Fun series)
By Isabelle Heitzmann of Paris, France
Death Penalty Art Show, Texas Moratorium Network
Audio
May 7, 2006

The Slow Rot at Supermax

By Richard A. Serrano, The Los Angeles Times
May 5, 2006

The Outside Story
An ex-con's legal magazine fights for prisoners' rights
By Jenna Fisher, New York Review of Magazines
Spring/Summer 2006

Update on death row inmates from our area
By Greg Sowinski, The Lima News
May 8, 2006


Lethal Injection (Barbie Jail Fun series)
By Isabelle Heitzmann of Paris, France
Death Penalty Art Show, Texas Moratorium Network
May 7, 2006

Take My Life, Please
Merciful (but messy) alternatives to lethal injection.
By Hanny Hindi, Slate.com
May 5, 2006

This is no way to seek justice
Regina Brett, The Cleveland Plain Dealer
May 5, 2006

Clark execution raises lethal-injection issues
By Jim Provance and Christina Hall, Toledo Blade
May 4, 2006

'It don't work,' inmate says during botched execution
Alan Johnson, The Columbus Dispatch
May 3, 2006

Problems bog down execution of Clark
Drugs take his life after 86 minutes
May 3, 2006
By Jim Provance and Christina Hall, The Toledo Blade

Death penalty foes hope Ohio execution
problems draw attention

Erica Ryan, Associated Press
May 3, 2006

A Letter from Pelican Bay State Prison
By Fred Tuitasi, Prisonersolidarity.org
May 3, 2006

Why the Outrage?
By Siddique Abdullah Hasan, Prisonersolidarity.org
May 3, 2006

A Critical Look at the American War on Drugs
By Ron Ridenour, Prisonersolidarity.org
April 24, 2006

"Appropriate Medical Care" and the Paradox
of Sanitized Execution: Doctors and Lethal Injection."

By Justin E. Smith, Counterpunch.org
April 20, 2005

"The Death Penalty: No Evidence for Deterrence"
By John Donohue and J.J. Wolfers, The Economists' Voice
Vol. 3: No. 5, Article 3 (2006)

Amnesty International's New Worldwide
Death Penalty Report Finds United States
Still Among Top Executing Countries
Amnesty International
April 19, 2006

Board advises Taft not to stop Clark execution
By Jim Provance, The Toledo Blade
April 18, 2006


Exonerated death-row inmate says Ohio needs to take good look at system
By Beth L. Jokinen, Lima News
April 13, 2006

Kenny Richey supporters to petition PM
Alan Roden, Evening News (Scotland)
April 13, 2006


Ohio to settle Elkins lawsuit
Local man exonerated in 1998 murder, rape to
get $1.075 million for his years in prison
By Phil Trexler, The Akron Beacon Journal
March 31, 2006

My death row romance is finished, reveals Richey
Jacqui Goddard, The Scotsman
March 30, 2006

Judge says inmate entitled to retrial
Cleveland man on death row
By Mike Tobin, The Cleveland Plain Dealer
March 25, 2006

Family and Marriage
By Rashid Junaid, Prisonersolidarity.org
March 25, 2006

Death-row inmate recounts life
By Paul E. Kostyu Copley, The Canton Repository
March 23, 2006

Allah's Saving Power
By Chiwanda Gambo,
Prisonersolidarity.org
March 21, 2006

Verdict may mean millions
By Alan Johnson, The Columbus Dispatch
March 16, 2006

Death Row Scot to kiss fiancée for first time
The Edinburgh Evening News (Scotland)
March 13, 2006

A Moment in Time
Kelly Watts, Prisonersolidarity.org
March 1, 2006

The Lucasville Uprising: New Discoveries
S. Lynd, Prisonersolidarity.org
Feb. 27, 2006

Justices won't expand death penalty review
Gina Holland, The Associated Press
Feb. 27, 2006

Lawmakers apologize to exonerated man
Howard Fischer, Arizona Daily Sun
Feb. 21, 2006

A Change Within Oneself
Yusuf A. Khalid, Prisonersolidarity.org
Feb. 19, 2006

Life is What Life Does

Printess Williams, Prisonersolidarity.org
Feb. 19, 2006

Still Feeling the Downpouring of Injustice

Greg Curry, Prisonersolidarity.org
Feb. 19, 2006

Brother's nightmares come to end
after forgiving sister's murderer
Carol Biliczky, Akron Beacon Journal
Feb. 18, 2006

Supreme Court Puzzles Some With Mixed Answers on Lethal Injection
Charles Lane, Washington Post
Feb. 10, 2006

Execution follows apology
Stephanie Warsmith, Akron Beacon Journal
Feb. 8, 2006

When Death Is on the Docket, the Moral Compass Wavers
Benedict Carey, The New York Times
Feb. 7, 2006

New discoveries about the Lucasville uprising

Staughton Lynd, The Columbus Free Press
Feb. 7, 2006

Taft denies clemency to Benner
Stephanie Warsmith, Beacon Journal
Feb. 6, 2006

Book review The Cost of Prisons
Tom Montgomery-Fate, Sojourners Feb. 6, 2006


Travesties of Justice: An interview with S.A Hasan
By Daniel Sturm, Columbus Free Press
Feb. 5, 2006

Supermax prisons losing favor as demand shifts
Charlie Frago, Democrat-Gazette
Feb. 5, 2006

On behalf of Glenn Benner
Staughton & Alice Lynd, Prisonersolidarity.org
Feb. 1, 2006

Patriot Act provision could limit inmate appeals
James Kuhnhenn, Knight Ridder Newspapers
Jan. 31, 2006

Amnesty says U.S. executes many mentally ill
By Alan Elsner, Reuters
Jan 31, 2006

Judge Requests Clemency for a Killer He Condemned
Henry Weinstein, Los Angeles Times
Jan. 27, 2006

Contemplating Torture
Bill Nichols, Prisonersolidarity.org
Jan. 27, 2006

A Death Row Blogger's Advice for Life
Eric Rich, Washington Post
Jan. 27, 2006

Hearing Set on Lethal Injections
Henry Weinstein, Los Angeles Times
Jan. 27, 2006

Tainted Trials, Stolen Justice
The Mercury News
Jan. 22-26, 2005

Ohio's top court hears death penalty case
Ryan Merrill, The Lantern
Jan. 25, 2006

A Special Tribute to Lewis Williams Jr.
Carl Hyde, Prisonersolidarity.org
January 25, 2006
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Think about it
Marritte Funches, Prisonersolidarity.org
Jan. 20, 2006

California Assembly Sidelines a Moratorium on Executions
Carolyn Marshall, New York Times
Jan. 20, 2006

The Death Penalty in the United States
Norman Markowitz, Politic Affairs Net
Jan. 16-Jan. 22, 2006

Some parole violators to be freed
James Nash, Columbus Dispatch
Jan. 14, 2006

Nun who brings comfort to condemned says unease at punishment is growing
By Stephen Bates, The Guardian
Jan 13, 2006

Inmates suffer setbacks after release, study finds
By J.F. McCarty, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Jan. 11, 2006

UK: Sister Helen Prejean joins campaign for death row Scot Kenny Richey
Amnesty International UK
Jan 11, 2006

New Jersey set to stop executions
BBC NEWS
Jan. 10, 2006

Moratorium on Executions Is Urged
By Henry Weinstein, Los Angeles Times
Jan 10, 2006


New Jersey lawmakers approve
moratorium on capital punishment

By Angela Delli Santi, Associated Press
Jan. 9, 2006
 

Warner Orders DNA Testing In Case of Man Executed in '92
M. Glod and M. Shear, Washington Post
Jan. 6, 2006

No Redemption
By K. R. Shariat Law, Prisonersolidarity.org
January 6, 2006

Science versus the Death Penalty
Philip Yam, Scientific American Blog
Jan. 5, 2006

Governor used clemency more liberally in 2005
By Alan Johnson, Columbus Dispatch
Jan. 5, 2006

It's the Rosa Parks in Me
Karon East, Prisonersolidarity.org
Jan. 1, 2006

The Value of Black Life in Maryland
Parris Glendening, Washington Post
Dec. 18, 2005

Elkins wins his freedom
Phil Trexler, Akron Beacon Journal
Dec. 16, 2005

Straw considers making appeal for
Death Row Scot
Bill Jacobs, News Scotsman
Dec. 16, 2005

Criminal justice in the US the American way of death
The Independent (UK)
Dec. 14, 2005

EU Official Calls for End to Death Penalty
Forbes magazine
Dec. 12, 2005

A Tainted Trial? A Stunning Win for
Mumia Abu-Jamal
By Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch
Dec. 7, 2005


''I'm being cheated of my life'
David Rose/ R. Lanscombe, Observer
Dec. 4, 2005

N. Carolina carries out 1,000th execution
Andy Sullivan, Reuters
Dec. 2, 2005

More in U.S. Expressing Doubts About Death Penalty
Peter Slevin, Washington Post
Dec. 2, 2005

Va. Gov. Grants Clemency for Condemned Man
Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press
Nov. 29, 2005

Supreme Court reinstates death penalty
against Richey
Greg Sowinski, Lima News
Nov. 29, 2005

The Formerly Great Writ
Emily Bazelon, Slate.com
Nov. 28, 2005

High Court Rules Against Death Row Inmate
Gina Holland, Associated Press
Nov. 28, 2005

US to hold 1,000th execution this week
Alan Elsner, Reuters
Nov. 28, 2005

Taft delays execution of condemned killer professing innocence
Andrew Welsh-Huggins, AP
Nov. 7, 2005

Spirko: troubled, but I am at peace
T.C. Brown/S. Livingston, Plain Dealer
Nov. 3, 2005


2 law schools unite in support of killer
Columbus Disptach
Nov. 3, 2005


Taft must decide if doubts justify reprieve for Spirko
B. Paynter/S. Livingston, Plain Dealer
Oct. 30, 2005

State moves an additional 70 death row inmates
Associated Press, Oct. 28, 2005

State executes cocaine dealer who killed four in power struggle
Joe Danborn, Associated Press
Oct. 25, 2005

First inmate group moved
The Vindicator
Oct. 19, 2005

Three inmates injure selves; death row move begins
Andrew Welsh-Huggins, AP
Oct. 18, 2005

2nd Spirko hearing lasts 9 hours
Bob Paynter, Cleveleand Plain Dealer
Oct. 13, 2005

Inmate indicted 12 years after prison riot
Associated Press
Oct. 11, 2005

Am I Forgotten?
By Karon East,
Prisonersolidarity.org
Oct. 10, 2005

Ohio prisons improve care

By Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer
Oct. 7, 2005

Tanisha's Scars
By Jennifer Gonnerman, The Village Voice
Oct. 4, 2005


To More Inmates, Life Term Means Dying Behind Bars
By Adam Liptak, The New York Times
Oct. 2, 2005

Induced Failure
By Siddique A. Hasan, Prisonersolidarity.org
Sept. 30. 2005

Grandiloquence of Equality
By Don Saffell,
Prisonersolidarity.org
Sept. 28, 2005

Capital Punishment: America's Great Hypocrisy
By Jason Goudlock,
Prisonersolidarity.org
Sept. 28, 2005

Ohio's Supermax On Trial
By Daniel Sturm, The Youngstown Business Journal
Mid-September 2005

Lawyer Defends 'Dirty Bomber' In Name
of Everyone's Legal Rights

By Joel Whitney, San Fransisco Chronicle
Aug. 29, 2005

Slain inmate recalled as sweet, troubled
By Greg Barrett, The Baltimore Sun
Aug. 29, 2005

Locking up the sick
By R. Scott Rappold, The Gazette
August 28, 2005

State misstates facts in death row case
By Bob Paynter, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Aug. 27, 2005

Prelude to American Democracy?
By Don Saffell,
Prisonersolidarity.org
August 24, 2005

Ohio Death Row Suicide Uncovers Breakdowns
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
Aug. 23, 2005

Interview with Siddique Abdullah Hasan
By Daniel Sturm, The Columbus Free Press
Aug. 18, 2005

Death row inmate spared execution because he is mentally retarded
Associated Press
Aug. 10, 2005

Two Million Imprisoned = Too Many
By Vanessa Huang, WireTap
Aug. 4, 2005

Ohio's Abu Ghraib
By Daniel Sturm, Znet
Aug. 3, 2005


The Winners and Losers of Recidivism
By Jason Goudlock,
Prisonersolidarity.org
Aug. 1, 2005

Prison Experts See Opportunity For Improvement
By Peter Slevin, Washington Post
July 26, 2005

Court: Move Richey from death row to jail

By Jim Provance, The Toledo Blade
July 23, 2005

The Experiment
By Jane Mayer, The New Yorker
July 11, 2005

Torture Fatigue
By Silja J.A. Talvi, In These Times
June 28, 2005

On the Docket: Wilkinson, Reginald v. Austin, Charles
By Kristin Volk, Medill School of Journalism
June 13, 2005

Court: Let prisoners have access to religion
By Joan Biskupic, USA Today
June 1, 2005

New York City's ex-jails chief prescribes a cure
for the nation's incarceration addiction

Reviewed by Sasha Abramsky, City Limits Monthly
May/ June 2005

Torture: An Interactive Primer
On American Interrogation, Slate Magazine
May 25, 2005

Death Row Inmate Dies in Apparent Suicide
By Joe Danborn, Associated Press
May 8, 2005

AP Study Finds Bias in Ohio Death Penalty
lawprofessors.typepad.com
May 7, 2005

Race, geography can mean difference
between life, death
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
May 6, 2005

Surviving Maximum Security
By Lisa Ling, National Geographic Explorer
March 25, 2005

Taken to the Max Prison
By Kristin Volk, Medill News Service
March 11, 2005

The Ghosts of Torture
By Nat Hentoff, The Village Voice
Jan. 31, 2005


Abu Ghraib in Virgina
By Laura LaFey, Southern Exposure
Winter, 2005

Maxed Out - Colorado's Prisons
By Alan Prendergast, Westworld.com
Dec. 23, 2004

From Supermax to Abu Ghraib

By Leah Caldwell, Counterpunch
Oct. 15, 2004

Madness in Maximum Security
By Peter Monaghan, Chronicle of Higher Ed
June 18, 2004

Bush Proposes Iraq "Supermax" Prison
Alternet
May 30, 2004

The Fitrakis Files: Free Byrd and other cries for justice
By Staughton Lynd, Columbus Free Press
April 23, 2004

I Will Not Stand For It!

By George Ryan, Illinois Governor
Nov. 11, 2003


Capitalism and incarceration revisited

By Richard D. Vogel, The Monthly Review
September 2003

Prison doctors aren't top shelf
Randy Ludlow, The Columbus Dispatch
Aug. 24, 2003

Alcatraz of the Rockies
Talk Left
August 4, 2003

The Wall
By J. J. Maloney, Prisonerlife.com
May 15, 2003

The Pain of Prison

The Why Files, University of Wisconsin
April 24, 2003

The Supermax Solution

By Regan Good, The Nation magazine
March 3, 2003

God's Justice and Ours

By Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court Justice
Nov. 18, 2002

Return of the Madhouse
By Sasha Abramsky, American Prospect
Feb. 11, 2002

Prison Advocacy in a Time of Capital Disaccumulation
By Staughton Lynd, The Monthly Review
August 2001


How we got to two million

How did the Land of the Free become the world's leading jailer?
By Vince Beiser, Mother Jones Debt Report
July 10, 2001

Bad Investment
Take it from a businessman: the War on Drugs is just money down the drain.
By Governor Gary E. Johnson (R-NM), Mother Jones' Debt Report
July 10, 2001

What's the alternative?
Society has to respond to lawbreakers, but it doesn't always have to lock them up.
By Anne-Marie Cusac, Mother Jones' Debt Report
July 10, 2001

Breeding Violence
By Sasha Abramsky, Mother Jones' Debt Report
July 10, 2001

Left Behind

By Nell Bernstein, Mother Jones' Debt Report
July 10, 2001

Lockdown Shutdown?
By Jamie K. McCallum, Mother Jones
May 11 , 2001

Long-term lockdowns
By Claire Schaeffer-Duffy, National Catholic Reporter
Dec. 8, 2000

Self-Mutilations
By Bruce H. Franklin, The Nation
Feb. 16, 1998

Terror on an eight-hour shift
By Bruce Porter and Eugene Richards, New York Times Magazine
Nov. 26, 1995

Accused leader of prison riot guilty of murder
Washington Post News Feed
March 26, 1995

Deadly showdown in Lucasville
By Bill Turque and John McCormick, Newsweek
April 26, 1993