Mass is still gouging the families of prisoners on phone fees. Will lawmakers finally change that? For the past 10 years, Beverly Ross has spent hundreds of dollars a month on a middle-school teacher’s salary to ensure that her son knows his father, who is incarcerated in a Massachusetts prison. “My husband has been […]
150-plus Advocates testify about “broken” Mass criminal legal system
“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.
Some who are civilly committed for addiction in Mass face abusive prison conditions. Still, some families say it’s better than the alternative