Punished Protesters: Conditions in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison

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Andrea C. Armstrong

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Date Written: July 1, 2017

Abstract

This report details the conditions of the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, the experiences of the arrested protesters following the police killing of Alton Sterling, and the governing legal standards for detention of arrestees, based on more than a dozen interviews conducted on July 11th and 12th of 2016 and June 2017, in conjunction with prison policy manuals, local and national statistics, and independent investigations and studies into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

JEL Classification: prison law, civil rights, human right, East Baton Rouge Parish Prison

Suggested Citation

Armstrong, Andrea C., Punished Protesters: Conditions in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison (July 1, 2017). Promise of Justice Initiative 2017, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Research Paper, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3656715

Andrea C. Armstrong (Contact Author)

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law ( email )

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New Orleans, LA 70118
United States

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