Tuesday, December 23, 2014

IL Prison Watch is now part of Midwest Prison Watch

We have bundled a few Prison Watch blogs, including Illinois, into the Midwest Prison Watch. we have moved all postings there, so please join us at: Midwestprisonwatch.wordpress.com

Prison Policy Initiative

Importing Constituents: Prisoners and Political Clout in Illinois, Prison Policy Initiative.

"Illinois’ reliance on flawed Census data is responsible for a large shift in political clout from the Chicago area to downstate regions and a significant distortion of power within counties that contain prisons."