Eliza Fawcett is a criminal justice project reporter for New York Focus. She has previously reported for The New York Times and the Hartford Courant.
New York’s incarcerated population has been declining for decades. Why is it so hard for prison closures to keep pace?
The State Commission of Correction has been stumbling for decades — with millions of incarcerated people caught in the lurch.
The state council that reviews grievances spent an average of eight seconds on each case in its last meeting — and rejected nearly all of them.
New York imposes strict regulations on “segregated confinement.” What if it’s just called “confinement”?