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Lucinda F. Boyd's Blog – March 2012 Archive (24)

The Gray Box": An Investigation of Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons

The Gray Box": An Investigation of Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons





Screen shot from "The Gray Box," via the Dart Society

The box. That's the name for the solitary confinement cell where as many as 80,000 U.S. prisoners live in seclusion.

A new multi-media report by the Dart…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on March 1, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Profiting from Prisons

Sunday, February 19, 2012 04:27



Profiting from Prisons



A man opposes private prisons at an Occupy protest in Valdosta, GA.

Photo by faul, via Flickr.

Early this year, the United Methodist Church Board of Pension and Health Benefits voted to withdraw nearly $1 million in stocks…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on March 1, 2012 at 12:42pm — No Comments

The World’s ‘Murder Capital,’ Transformed

Monday, February 27, 2012 04:59



The World’s ‘Murder Capital,’ Transformed



Juarez Municipal Police have seen a decrease in crime after employing such tactics as stop-and-frisk, often employed in New York City.

Photo by Joseph J. Kolb

Juarez, the Mexican border city once…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on March 1, 2012 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Will Ex-Inmates Who Get Jobs Commit Fewer Crimes?

Thursday, March 01, 2012 07:47



Will Ex-Inmates Who Get Jobs Commit Fewer Crimes?



The U.S. Capital Visitor's Center in Washington.

Photo via www.visitthecapitol.gov

The poor national economy has…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on March 1, 2012 at 12:38pm — No Comments

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