Tamms Correctional Center was Illinois’s only supermax prison. The Reader may have played a part in shutting it down.
Andre Davis was more than 20 years into a murder sentence when DNA evidence tied another man to the crime scene.
Andre Davis was sentenced to 80 years for an unforgivable crime. Two decades later, someone finally started taking his innocence claims seriously.
Plus: a new report from the John Howard Association details the effects of Tamms-style solitary on inmates’ health
A district court decision represents a challenge to Tamms Correctional Center
The thriving if sinful city of Cairo seemed destined for greatness. What went wrong?