The number of state prisoners in Pennsylvania grew from 8,112 in 1980 to 36,614 in 2000

Data Source: Mother Jones Magazine, July 2001, Debt to Society: Pennsylvania, Increasing imprisonment. (Graph: Prison Policy Initiative, 2009)

This graph originally appeared in Importing Constituents: Prisoners and Political Clout in Pennsylvania.



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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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