Journal of Prisoners on Prisons V22 #1

Journal of Prisoners on Prisons V22 #1

Edited by: Susan Nagelsen, Charles Huckelbury

136 Pages · 9x6 · July 1 2013

Paper ISBN: 9780776609423

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Volume 22, Number 1 of the Journal of Prisoners on Prisons is a general issue edited by Professor Susan Nagelsen (New England College) and Charles Huckelbury, who is an award winning author and former prisoner. The volume explores a range of topics including capital punishment, wrongful convictions, mass incarceration policies and practices in the United States, the move towards penal intensification in Canada, the pains of imprisonment experienced by prisoners and the barriers faced by the criminalized upon their exit from prison walls.
PREFACE 25 Years of the Journal of Prisoners on Prisons: Still Writing as Resistance Justin Piché ..............................................................................................1 EDITORS’ INTRODUCTION Running As Fast As They Can Susan Nagelsen and Charles Huckelbury ................................................5 ARTICLES Convictions of the Innocent Dortell Williams and Tony Majoy ...........................................................10 Striking Report: The Creation, Enactment, and Application of the Three Strikes Law and An Appeal for California Voters to Amend It Forrest Lee Jones ...................................................................................27 Debunking Double Bunking in the Correctional Service of Canada: A Critical Qualitative Account Jarrod O. Shook ......................................................................................42 Conservative Strategies for Dismantling Independent Oversight and Advocacy Joe Convict .............................................................................................64 Mass Murder by Deliberate Indifference James Bauhaus .......................................................................................68 Changing Our Image Gwendolyn Levi ......................................................................................72 The Big Lacuna Dean Faiello ...........................................................................................75 Grievances Ramon Rogers ........................................................................................84 Looking From the Inside-Out Janus V. ...................................................................................................90 Cellmate Victor Becerra.........................................................................................96 The Right to be Unbalanced Victor Becerra.........................................................................................99 Entrepreneurial Prisoners Daniel Johnson .....................................................................................103 Freedom Relearned Jesse J. Self ...........................................................................................105 RESPONSE A Few Words on the Last Words of Condemned Prisoners Robert Johnson .....................................................................................112 PRISONERS’ STRUGGLES The Politics and Practices of a Books-to-Prisoners Organization Nyki and Books to Bars Hamilton ........................................................122 Assisting the Wrongfully Convicted The Innocence Project at the University of Ottawa..............................125 The Prison Resistance Project Wants to Hear From You Danielle and Erica ...............................................................................127 Announcement Prison Letters .......................................................................................128 Call for Participants and Contributions Fifteenth International Conference on Penal Abolition (ICOPA 15) ...129 COVER ART “Untitled” Carmen Mason (photo) and Carla Mavaddat (design) ........................130