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Article • March 2, 2015
The Worrying State of the Anti-Prison Movement by Ruth Wilson Gilmore The Worrying State of the Anti-Prison Movement Ruth Wilson Gilmore After declining for three consecutive years, the US prison and jail population increased in 2013. The widely declared victory over mass incarceration was premature at best. Below I raise ...
Article • February 27, 2015
CI: Faith, Inc. and Criminal Justice Reform by Kay Whitlock CI: Faith, Inc. and Criminal Justice Reform Criminal InJustice† is a weekly series devoted to taking action against inequities in the U.S. criminal justice system. Nancy A. Heitzeg, Professor of Sociology and Race/Ethnicity, is the Editor of CI. Criminal InJustice ...
Article • February 27, 2015
Confidence Men and "Prison Reform" by Kay Whitlock Confidence Men and "Prison Reform" By Kay Whitlock, Critical Mass Progress | Op-Ed Smoke and Mirrors is a new series that dives into the details of "bipartisan prison reform" to reveal the right-wing, neoliberal carceral sleight of hand that's really at work. ...
Article • January 10, 2015 • from PLN January, 2015
Texas Prison Population Drops as Guard Shortage Persists by Matthew Clarke Texas Prison Population Drops as Guard Shortage Persists by Matt Clarke In spite of a three-year downward trend, Texas continues to lead the nation with the largest state prison population. At the same time, the state has pursued a ...
Article • October 10, 2014 • from PLN October, 2014
Leading with Conviction: JustLeadershipUSA by Glenn E. Martin Leading with Conviction: JustLeadershipUSA by Glenn Martin and Sasha Graham For decades, advocates and scholars alike have publicly decried the crippling financial and human costs of mass incarceration. Today their calls for reform are amplified by an emerging bipartisan consensus that current ...
SEC Rejects CCA, GEO Group Shareholder Resolutions to Reduce Prison Phone Rates by SEC Rejects CCA, GEO Group Shareholder Resolutions to Reduce Prison Phone Rates On February 18, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) granted a request filed by for-profit prison company GEO Group to exclude a shareholder resolution ...
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Justice Policy Institute Report Finding Direction Expanding Criminal Justice Options by Considering Policies of Other Nations 2011 FINDING DIRECTION: EXPANDING CRIMINAL JUSTICE OPTIONS BY CONSIDERING POLICIES OF OTHER NATIONS J U S T I C E P O L I C Y I N S T I T U T ...
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Feasibility Study for the Closure of State Institutional Facilities Nov 2009 FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE CLOSURE OF STATE INSTITUTIONAL FACILITIES FINAL REPORT November 1, 2009 Christopher Murray & Associates Davis Deshaies LLC Berk & Associates Ambia – Inc. TABLE OF CONTENTS STUDY OVERVIEW Report Organization......................................................................................................................... i Study Mandate and Requirements ...
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Pew Center on the States Business Leaders Make the Case for Corrections Reform Issue Brief JANUARY 2010 Right-Sizing Prisons: Business Leaders Make the Case for Corrections Reform You don’t normally see the business community leading efforts to reform state policies on public safety issues, yet in several states around the ...
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La County Supervisor Motion to Support Ab828 and Other Reforms 2012 County of Los Angeles CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICE Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration 500 West Temple Street. Room 713, Los Angeles, California 90012 (213) 974-1101 http://ceo.lacounty.gov WILLIAM T FUJIOKA Chief Executive Officer August 13, 2012 Board of Supervisors GLORIA MOLINA ...
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Senate Committee on Criminal Justice Tx Interim Report to the 81st Legislature 2008 SENATE COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE Interim Report to the 81st Legislature December 2008 Senator John WHITMIRE, Chair
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Aclu Unfinished Business Turning Obamas Human Rights Promises Into Policy 2012 Unfinished Business: Turning the Obama Administration’s Human Rights Promises into Policy March 21, 2012 In April 2009, a few months after taking office, the Obama administration sought membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and issued a ...
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Csaap, Confronting Confinement, Appendices C-g APPENDIX C APPENDIX D AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION ADOPTED BY THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES August 8-9, 2005 RECOMMENDATION RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association encourages federal, state, territorial and local governments, consistent with sound correctional management, law enforcement and national security principles, to afford prison and ...
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Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law David Cole Turning the Corner on Mass Incarceration 2011 GEORGETOWN LAW The Scholarly Commons 2011 Turning the Corner on Mass Incarceration? David Cole Georgetown University Law Center, cole@law.georgetown.edu Georgetown Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 11-141 This paper can be downloaded free ...
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Columbia Justice Reinvestment in Architecture New Orleans Feb 2009 SPATIAL INFORMATION DESIGN LAB Justice ReInvestment New Orleans Spatial Information Design Lab Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation February 2009 Aerial view from above Central City, New Orleans, September 2005. Photo: U.S. Navy, Jeremy L. Grisham 2 3 ...
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Washington State Inst for Public Policy Evidence-based Adult Corrections Programs What Works and What Does Not 2006 Washington State Institute for Public Policy 110 Fifth Avenue Southeast, Suite 214 • PO Box 40999 • Olympia, WA 98504-0999 • (360) 586-2677 • www.wsipp.wa.gov January 2006 EVIDENCE-BASED ADULT CORRECTIONS PROGRAMS: WHAT WORKS ...
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Klingele William and Mary Law Review Judicial Sentence Modification as Early Release 2010 WISCONSIN LAW SCHOOL Legal Studies Research Paper Series Paper No. 1109 52 William and Mary Law Review (2010) Changing the Sentence Without Hiding the Truth: Judicial Sentence Modification as a Promising Method of Early Release Cecelia M. ...
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Harcourt Univ of Chicago Law School Reducing Mass Incarceration Lessons From the Deinstitutionalisation of Mental Hospitals in the 1960s 2011 CHICAGO JOHN M. OLIN LAW & ECONOMICS WORKING PAPER NO. 542 (2D SERIES) PUBLIC LAW AND LEGAL THEORY WORKING PAPER NO. 335 REDUCING MASS INCARCERATION: LESSONS FROM THE DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION OF ...
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Roadmap for Effective Offender Programming Ca Panel Recommendations 2007 California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Expert Panel on Adult Offender and Recidivism Reduction Programming Report to the California State Legislature A Roadmap for Effective Offender Programming in California California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Expert Panel on Adult Offender Reentry ...
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Policy Exchange Report on Promising Criminal Justice Projects in the Us and Uk 2011 www.policyexchange.org.uk From the Ground Up Policy Exchange Clutha House 10 Storey’s Gate London SW1P 3AY £10.00 ISBN: 978-1-907689-12-3 Policy Exchange From the Ground Up: Promising criminal justice projects in the US and the UK examines successful ...
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