Conventional wisdom says that Republicans don't want to give ex-felons voting rights because they'll end up voting for Democrats. But is this true?
Wilde's description is heart-wrenching, but that doesn't hold him back from the usual wit and drama that characterize his writing.
Black Muslims have been an influential force in the prisoners' rights movement and criminal justice reform as early as the World War II era.
In a paper for Eighteenth-Century Ireland, Martyn J. Powell discusses the politics that seem to have limited the use of debtors' prisons in Ireland.