USP Marion: A Few Prisoners Summon the Courage to Speak

Article, Other literature type English OPEN
Stephen C. Richards;
(2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Laws,volume 4,issue 1 2,pages1-16 (issn: 2075-471X)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/laws4010091
  • Subject: USP Marion; marionization; supermax; prison ethnography; auto ethnography | Law | supermax | K | marionization | prison ethnography | USP Marion | auto ethnography
    • jel: jel:F42 | jel:E62 | jel:F13 | jel:D78 | jel:K0 | jel:E61 | jel:K1 | jel:K4 | jel:K2 | jel:K3

USP Marion is the first supermax federal penitentiary. Marionization refers to the experimental control program used at this prison. The prisoners speaking in this article suffered many years of solitary confinement. This research brief discusses some of what they exper... View more
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