Map showing the growing national momentum to end prison-based gerrymandering, including actions by state and local governments

(Map: Peter Wagner, 2017)

Please see our campaign pages for California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Oregon and Wisconsin and our legislation page for additional information on previous legislation in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Texas. Also see our articles about the laws in Michigan, Colorado and Virginia that require or encourage local governments to avoid prison-based gerrymandering. And for individual county, school board and municipal governments, please see our list of places known to have excluded prison populations when redistricting.

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Events

  • 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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