In Depth

Each Sunday, The Des goes in depth with original reporting, interview and book reviews on an issue or topic in American Justice. This edition is exclusively for subscribers.

covid is surging in prisons and jails across the country again, we revisit an essay exploring what that means for the mental health of people inside.
an interview with Pam Bailey about empowering D.C. inmates in the federal system as a voting bloc and voice for change through helping them tell their…
Over a million people in America will celebrate Christmas inside, we hear from one man in Pennsylvania
Gauna went to prison at 18 for a murder he committed at 17. How a 51-year-life sentence practically turned into a death sentence, from incarcerated…
The Disappearance of Hispanic Drivers From Traffic Records, from ProPublica
A deep dive into Lauren-Brooke Eisen's book, Inside Private Prisons.
James Byrd has been held in the Allegheny County Jail’s men’s solitary confinement unit for over three years. "Over time you experience a social death."
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