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Pregnant Woman Held in Coronavirus-Ridden Jail Over Traffic Violations
Diamond Davis was pulled over for driving with temporary plates, then had to spend the night in jail during a coronavirus outbreak.
Cuomo’s Order to Release Pregnant Women From Prison Is a Sham
The order’s criteria is too stringent to have any real impact.
A Mother in Federal Prison Has Died of the Coronavirus
Andrea Circle Bear is the first woman in federal custody to die from COVID. Advocates say she could have been saved.
The Women of ‘Prison YouTube’
These channels help formerly incarcerated women gain support systems that may be too uncomfortable or difficult to forge in the real world.
A Woman Says She Was Forced to Give Birth in a Dirty Jail Cell, Completely Alone
In a new lawsuit, Diana Sanchez says authorities “callously made her labor alone for hours.”
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What a ‘Conjugal Visit’ Is Actually Like
And other insights into marriage, on this week’s podcast.
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Correspondent and Editor Sheila Rule Married Her Prison Pen Pal
“In some ways it didn’t seem real, because it was something we’d been yearning for and talking about for so long.”
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Texas Woman Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Voting Illegally
Crystal Mason says she didn’t even know she was ineligible to vote.
These States Still Allow Female Inmates to Be Shackled During Childbirth
North Carolina is the latest state to address the controversial practice of restraining pregnant inmates.
Rikers Guards Are Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Visitors in the Bathrooms
“These women are being completely violated.”
Anthony Weiner Is Heading to Prison Today
The disgraced former Congressman will begin serving a 21-month term.
Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison
The former Democratic congressman pled guilty to a charge of transferring obscene material to a minor in May.
Why Female Prisoners in Wyoming Can End Up Serving Longer Terms Than Men
And the legal battle to change that.
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John Legend on Toxic Masculinity and Touring With Chrissy Teigen
“We’ve got a crib and a changing table on the bus.”
This New Bill Seeks to Reform the Way Women Are Treated in Prison
It mandates that women prisoners be given pads and tampons and extends visiting hours with their children.
‘I Told Them I Would Kill Myself if I Had to Go Back’: 4 Women on Life at Rikers
Former inmates describe life inside New York’s notorious correctional facility.
Yes, the American Incarceration Rate Is Going Down
A decade-long trend.
Inmate Sex Abuse Deemed Cruel and Unusual
A federal appeals court has decided it may violate their 8th Amendment rights.
Ex-Prisoners on Watching
Orange Is the New Black
“Prison is the largest stage ever. And the Oscar goes to … “
Taryn Manning on the Upside of Prison Jumpsuits: Cookies
“We’re always at craft service like, ‘Well! You can eat that cookie.’”
Dolce & Gabbana Claim ‘Pillory,’ Shutting Down Milan Shops
The city will suffer for three days.
Dolce & Gabbana Sentenced to Prison [Updated]
They were found guilty of tax evasion.
Pussy Riot Gives Us Permission to Find Them Hot
It serves a “subversive function.”