Medical & Mental Health Issues

Trapped: The Story of the Mentally Ill in Prison

When photographer Jean Ackermann spent her first day at the Kentucky State Reformatory for what would become the series “Trapped,” she knew she had no choice but to photograph the images in black-and-white.

Criminal justice system's 'dark secret': Teenagers in solitary confinement

The increasing practice of prosecuting juveniles as adults and then sending them to do hard time in adult prisons has resulted in an unintended consequence

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