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Breaking Out Of The Rock Escape Proof Alcatraz Prison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
Alcatraz experienced a number of breakout attempts and an armed rebellion that had to be put down with Marine assistance in May 1946. My e-book was researched from news clippings describing the attempted escapes and prisoner strikes, one of which grew extremely violent. Alcatraz intimidated prisoners. "The Rock" featured Block D, a place of solitary confinement and complete darkness.
A Costly American Hatred
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Joseph Dole. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
A Costly American Hatred is an in-depth look at how America’s hatred of “criminals” has led the nation down an expensive path that not only ostracizes and demonizes an ever growing segment of the population, but is also now so pervasive that it is counterproductive to the goals of reducing crime and keeping society safe, wastes enormous resources, and destroys human lives.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 5 - March 2012
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
Articles in Harvard Law Review's Mar. '12 issue are by Jody Freeman & Jim Rossi, on the coordination of administrative agencies when they share regulatory space; & James Whitman, reviewing Bernard Harcourt's book on the illusion of free market as to prisons. Student contributions explore antitrust law and business deception; the failed Google Books settlement; mergers; materiality; & other topics.