No Prisoner Left Behind? Enhancing Public Transparency of Penal Institutions
Andrea C. Armstrong
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
July 14, 2014
25 Stan. L. & Pol'y Rev. 435 (2014)
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Research Paper No. 2014-11
Prisoners suffer life-long debilitating effects of their incarceration, making them a subordinated class of people for life. This article examines how prison conditions facilitate subordination and concludes that enhancing transparency is the first step towards equality. Anti-subordination efforts led to enhanced transparency in schools, a similar but not identical institution. This article argues that federal school transparency measures provide a rudimentary and balanced framework for enhancing prison transparency.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 43
Keywords: prisons, anti-subordination, transparency, penal law, prisoners
Date posted: September 12, 2013 ; Last revised: July 18, 2014
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