The attorney general's plan could make a big dent in the federal incarceration rate. But it's the state one that matters.
The recession put a damper on incarceration. But that doesn't mean we're actually making progress.
Piper Kerman on her experience in prison, the TV show of her life, and the parts of the system that need reform.
The new Netflix series highlights prison life for women. And it's pretty accurate.
The director of "The House I Live In," discusses the failures of the drug war, the policies he'd like to see replace it, and the responsibility he thinks Barack Obama has to end it.
Prison reform is coming, and you'll never guess who's backing it.