Beth Schwartzapfel appears in the following:
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
The Marshall Project asked people in prison to track their earning and spending — and bartering and side hustles — for 30 days. Their accounts reveal a thriving underground economy behind bars.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Deaths from drugs and alcohol have increased by more than 600% in state prisons in the last two decades, giving lie to the idea that sending addicts to prison can help them stop using.
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Miami-Dade County has some of the strictest reentry restrictions in the country, where nearly 400 men have been driven to homelessness.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
There are 163 ballot initiatives in 35 states this election season, and many of them are about criminal justice issues.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
What some have called the largest prison strike in U.S. history began nearly a month ago on the 45th anniversary of the Attica Prison uprising.
Monday, September 26, 2016
The 13th Amendment abolished slavery, but it left a big exception for people who've been convicted of crimes. Now, prisoners in at least 11 states are reportedly striking in protest.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Every day, 50 parole boards across the country, often made up of fewer than ten people, determine the fate of the tens of thousands of prison inmates eligible to be released on parole.