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The Need for Independent Prison Oversight in a Post-PLRA World

April 1, 2012
As the PLRA hits age fifteen, it is high time for us to recognize that states need to create a more sustainable and effective model of correctional oversight than the courts can provide. This oversight function is critical, and the PLRA should not be allowed to slam the iron gates shut on prisons and render their operations invisible to the public eye.
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Opening Up a Closed World: What Constitutes Effective Prison Oversight?

Sept. 1, 2010
This Foreword to a comprehensive volume on prison oversight identifies themes emerging from a major national conference on oversight and summarizes each article in the collection.