Prisoners with disabilities represent disproportionate numbers in Australia’s overcrowded prisons, and disproportionately experience violence and abuse behind bars.

Even among the most marginalized populations affected by HIV, prisoners stand out as an especially understudied and underserved group.

Legal experts say India’s overburdened criminal justice system is contributing to unjust detentions and horrific conditions in overcrowded and understaffed prisons. Over 3 million cases are pending in the Indian court system. The backlog results in many detainees remaining…

A map by MetricMap drives it home: America’s prisons have replaced its public mental health system. A rise in mass incarceration in the 1970s coincided with the collapse of mental health facilities, a time when many psychiatric facilities were defunded because of abuse and…