The Argument for Prison Abolition

Recent calls for abolishing prisons and defunding police received a favorable hearing at a University of Pennsylvania Law School webinar Wednesday. One law professor envisioned “a world in which we don’t resort to state violence to resolve interpersonal violence.”


Incarcerated Women: Forgotten Victims of COVID-19

The plight of incarcerated women—one of the most vulnerable and fastest growing demographics in U.S. prisons and jails—has largely been hidden in the narrative of tragedy associated with the pandemic, write two R Street researchers.