Senators Chuck Grassley (left), Jeff Cornyn (center), and Dick Durbin (right) announcing the final version of the Sentencing Reform And Corrections Act. Screenshot from committee broadcast.
02 May 2016

Senate May Reform Mandatory Minimum Sentences With More Mandatory Minimum Sentences

The final version of the Senate’s criminal justice reform package no longer reduces sentences for violent crimes, and includes a new drug mandatory minimum.

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Federal supermax prison in Florence, Colorado. Photo by The Enigmatic Traveler on Flickr
28 Apr 2016

LIVE: Jean Casella Discusses Solitary Confinement Through Stories Of Prisoners

At 8:00PM East, Brian Sonenstein and Jean Casella discuss Hell Is A Very Small Place, a collection diaries and essays on solitary confinement.

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Cover art for Hell Is A Very Small Place
26 Apr 2016

Event Preview: Exploring Dimensions Of Solitary Confinement With Jean Casella

Hell Is A Very Small Place forces readers to reconcile their beliefs about solitary confinement with the words of people enduring it right now.

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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. contributed over $13 million in asset forfeiture to fund the city's expanded supervised release program. Photo by Jason Kuffer on Flickr.
24 Apr 2016

New York City Expands Bail Alternative Program, Funded Primarily By Manhattan Prosecutor

The complex issue of risk assessment places some people at a disadvantage, despite mitigating factors that could ensure they return to court.

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21 Apr 2016

LIVE: Journalist Ray Bonner Discusses US Interventions In El Salvador

Kevin Gosztola and journalist Raymond Bonner discuss his book Weakness and Deceit, chronicling Reagan’s disastrous intervention in El Salvador.

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Screenshot from the Economic Innovation Group's "DCI Data for the 100 Largest US Cities."
15 Apr 2016

Lawsuits Challenge Fort Wayne’s ‘Law And Order’ Policies Used To Push Out City’s Poor

Multiple lawsuits challenge policies in Fort Wayne, which disproportionately impact black and poor residents, during local economic redevelopment.

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Survey Party by pollyann on Flickr
21 Mar 2016

Got A Second? Take Shadowproof’s Reader Survey

As we plan our next reporting projects and events, and look for ways to improve Shadowproof, we ask that you share your feedback with us.

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Screenshot from Advanced Correctional Healthcare training video, entitled "A Jail Is Not A Health Spa"
21 Mar 2016

Lawsuit: Pregnant Pretrial Detainee Denied Care, Forced To Carry Dead Child For Days

A federal lawsuit claims a pregnant pre-trial inmate was denied basic access to healthcare that could have saved the life of her unborn child.

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From A Very Heavy Agenda, Directed by Robbie Martin. (http://averyheavyagenda.blogspot.com/)
15 Mar 2016

LISTEN: Filmmaker Robbie Martin Discusses Rise Of Neocon Movement After 9/11

On February 18, Daniel Wright talked with filmmaker Robbie Martin about his documentary series, “A Very Heavy Agenda” during a live Shadowproof Event.

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01 Mar 2016

LISTEN: Project Censored Discusses Biggest News Fails Of The Last Two Years

On February 9, Kevin Gosztola talked with Project Censored’s Mickey Huff and Andy Lee Roth about their latest work, “Censored 2016”

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