Prisons

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Aerial view of the Covid-19 emergency care facility erected at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County, California (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The ruling called the Covid-19 outbreak at the notorious lockup "the worst epidemiological disaster in California correctional history."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Michael Carvajal, director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, testifies under oath before the House Judiciary Committee on June 2, 2020. (Photo: Tom Williams/Getty Images)
The suit seeks "the immediate release of improperly withheld agency records...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Demonstrators protest for voting rights in New York City. (Photo: Michael Fleshman/cc)
Black and Latinx people are disproportionately affected by disenfranchisement...