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    • The Marion Experiment: Long-Term Solitary Confinement and the Supermax Movement

    • Elmer H. Johnson & Carol H. Johnson Series in Criminology
    • By: Stephen C. Richards, Greg Newbold
    • Narrated by: Gregg Rizzo
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Stephen C. Richards, an ex-convict who served time in nine federal prisons before earning his PhD in criminology, argues the supermax prison era began in 1983 at USP Marion in southern Illinois, where the first "control units" were built by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The Marion Experiment, told from a convict criminology perspective, offers an introduction to long-term solitary confinement and supermax prisons, followed by a series of first-person accounts by prisoners....

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