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Lucasville : the untold story of a prison uprising

Author: Staughton Lynd
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1993, prisoners took control of the maximum-security prison in Lucasville, Ohio. Their 11-day ordeal started with a dispute between the warden and Muslim prisoners. In the months that followed,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Staughton Lynd
ISBN: 1592130933 9781592130931 1592130941 9781592130948
OCLC Number: 54365271
Description: 244 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: A Long Train of Abuses --
The Worst of the Worst --
Who Killed Officer Vallandingham? --
Settlement of a Siege --
The Criminal Injustice System: Before Trial --
The Criminal Injustice System: Trial and Appeal --
Overcoming Racism: the Lucasville Redemption --
Attica and Amnesty.
Responsibility: Staughton Lynd.

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"[T]his is a very worthy study because it raises significant questions, not just about SOCF [Southern Ohio Correctional Facility] but also about the American prison system as a whole." The Historian Read more...

 
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