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Independent Correctional Oversight Mechanisms Across the United States: A 50-State Inventory

Sept. 1, 2010
This state-by-state inventory of independent oversight mechanisms for correctional institutions was initiated to provide a baseline understanding about the extent of such oversight in the United States. This project was a monumental undertaking as it involved identification and analysis of prison and jail oversight mechanisms in all 50 states and the federal system. This information has never been compiled previously.
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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.