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Politics and prisons

Politics and prisons

Prison Reform Trust lectures, 1985-86

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Published by The Trust in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prisons -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[Robert Maclennan ... et al.].
    ContributionsMaclennan, Rober, Prison Reform Trust
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9647 P65 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20769996M
    ISBN 100946209073

      Michael Cohen's First Amendment rights were violated when he was ordered back to prison on July 9 after probation authorities said he refused to sign a form banning him from publishing the book or communicating publicly in other manners, U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein said during a telephone conference. "Golden Gulag is a deeply necessary book for our times. Gilmore digs beneath the easy answers to the more troubling causes of a political consensus that prisons are the only solution to all urban and rural ills."—Nayan Shah, author of Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco's Chinatown.

      The book has been endorsed by the life peer Paul Bew and Richard English, professors at Queen’s University Belfast and experts on Northern Ireland politics.   A day after Cohen was sent back to prison, Trump commuted longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone's prison sentence for lying under oath to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in .

      Cohen started working on a book about Trump while still in prison, according to sources. Latest Politics. Transit unions and labor leaders want Washington Dems to . Since the s, when the War on Drugs kicked into high gear and prison populations soared, the increase in women’s rate of incarceration has steadily outpaced that of men. As a result, women’s prisons in the US have suffered perhaps the most drastically from the overcrowding and recurrent budget crises that have plagued the penal system.


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