“People call saying, “I just can’t bear it.” “The walls are closing in on me; I can’t talk to my family; I’ve lost it.”
New report shows 1/6 of women in Mass prisons sentenced to life without parole.
Department in denial that officers smuggle in drugs. Prisoner advocates cry foul.
“I cannot be silent when I helped to bring about the conviction of a man for the wrong crime”
Jonathan Best had been out of prison for two years when he ended a rocky relationship with his girlfriend. Like many men and women on parole—a form of early release, in which the remainder of one’s sentence is served in the community—he suffered from depression and anxiety. At the time, Best often had to […]