Holmes was convicted on charges related to defrauding investors who poured hundreds of millions of dollars into her blood-testing company, believing it would revolutionize health care.
Attorneys for a Georgia jail detainee are demanding the firings and arrests of guards recorded by security cameras repeatedly punching the inmate in his cell. Lawyers and two sisters of Jarrett Hobbs, a 41-year-old Black man from North Carolina, spoke to reporters Wednesday in Camden County near the jail where the beating happened Sept. 3.
U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-GA), inspected conditions at the federal penitentiary in Atlanta on Oct. 26, 2022. The facility has drawn complaints from staff whistleblowers and inmates.
Lawyers and health experts, as well as incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals, say getting gender-affirming care in prison often comes only after threats of lawsuits or a full legal fight.
The worst prison sentences — life without parole or even death — are relatively rare. For everyone else, there is the hope of parole. But critics of Georgia’s correction system say parole doesn’t happen as often as it could or should.
The Department of Justice did not properly count nearly 1,000 deaths of incarcerated people in jails and prisons, according to a bipartisan report released Tuesday by a U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee.
Federal judges in Georgia’s Middle and Southern districts are the least likely to approve releases for prisoners fearing COVID sickness, data shows.
Historically black colleges and universities are developing new pathways for formerly incarcerated people to earn a degree and transition
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.
To keep our cool in this record hot summer, most of us are probably choosing to spend more time in air conditioned spaces. But many people in prison, especially across the South, don’t have that option. Meanwhile, the federal Department of Justice is still investigating Georgia prisons, trying to get to the root of persistent violence there. They might take a look at the heat.
Fourteen Georgians, including eight prison inmates, face federal charges of participating in a drug trafficking ring operating in southeastern Georgia.
The U.S. Department of Justice has asked a federal judge to force Georgia’s Department of Corrections to comply with a wide-ranging subpoena issued as part of the agency's investigation of Georgia prison conditions.
Nancy Masters' son Joshua Carl Haynes Lester was killed while serving time at Central State Prison in Macon. She'd like to file suit for wrongful death, but first she needs documents the prison system won't give up.
Correctional officers in Georgia prisons could see a significant raise if an amendment to the state budget makes it to the governor’s desk.
Understaffing is acknowledged problem in Georgia prisons that's likely at the root of a lot of dysfunction. When did the staffing crisis start? And why?