Scatterplot showing Incarcerated population as a percentage of district size in Texas and Louisiana local governments, 
grouped by whether the local government relied on or rejected the Census Bureau’s prison counts when drawing districts.

Data Source: Prison Policy Initiative original research. (Graph: Peter Wagner, 2013)

This graph originally appeared in Avoiding prison gerrymandering is often a matter of common sense: Texas and Louisiana research update.

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  • Feb 21, 2019:
    Volunteer Attorney Stephen Raher will be presenting his paper “The Company Store and the Literally Captive Market: Consumer Law in Prisons and Jails” at the Consumer Law Conference at Berkeley Law School. The paper will be presented and discussed at 4:00pm.

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