Drug-related Deaths, Inadequate Access to Medical Care also Rise FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2022 More people in NC jails died by suicide in 2020 than any other year, a […]
Record number of suicides in NC jails: Drug-related deaths, inadequate access to medical care also on the rise Executive summary and background More people have died by suicide in NC […]
DRNC attorney Luke Woollard explains why it is so challenging for people to get an NC ID after prison, and suggests solutions.
Disability Rights NC Uncovers Urgent Need for Legislative Fixes For Immediate Release August 16, 2021 Raleigh, NC – A new Disability Rights North Carolina report shows the Statewide Misdemeanant Confinement Program […]
DRNC investigation shows state jail program, SMCP, paid over $40 million 2018-20 to counties for operating dangerously overcrowded jails.
The barbaric practice of solitary confinement causes lifelong psychological damage to youth, whose brains are still developing.
NDRN recognized DRNC for COVID-19 litigation efforts that secured the early release of 3500 prisoners and increased protections in prisons.
Significant racial disparities exist in solitary confinement likely due to implicit bias. The most restrictive settings are 80% people of color.
About NC ID DRNC is excited to announce that we have officially launched the NC ID Project, a new program designed to help people newly released from prison get an […]