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Castle, Jiordan

Summary: "Moving and evocative, this YA memoir-in-verse follows author Jiordan Castle's coming-of-age as her family reckons with the aftershocks of her father's imprisonment"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 CAS

Summary: How do wrongful convictions happen, and what are the consequences for the lucky few who are acquitted, years after they are proven innocent? Fourteen exonerated inmates narrate their stories, while another exoneree's case is explored. They detail every aspect of the experience of wrongful conviction, as well as the remarkable depths of endurance sustained by each exoneree who never lost hope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.973 CAL

Baden, Michael M.

Summary: "Dr. Baden chronicles his six decades on the front lines of the fight for accountability within the legal system-including the long history of medical examiners of using a controversial syndrome called excited delirium (a term that shows up in the pathology report for George Floyd) to explain away the deaths of BIPOC restrained by police"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BADEN, MICHAEL M. BAD

Greenwood, Elizabeth

Summary: "What is it like to fall in love through the bars of a prison cell? Elizabeth Greenwood spent five years investigating relationships between incarcerated people and their spouses on the outside. She profiled couples whose love through incarceration runs the gamut in terms of sexual orientation, race, and circumstances of their incarceration. A sort of Modern Love: Prison Edition, LOVE LOCKDOWN...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365.6 GRE

Stern, Scott W.

Summary: In 1918, shortly after her eighteenth birthday, Nina McCall was told to report to the local health officer to be examined for sexually transmitted infections. Confused and humiliated, Nina did as she was told, and the health officer performed a hasty (and invasive) examination and quickly diagnosed her with gonorrhea. Insisting she could not possibly have an STI, Nina was coerced into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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Ross, Jeffrey Ian

Summary: Can the common criminal get a fresh start? A resource for former convicts and their families post-incarceration. The United States has the largest criminal justice system in the world, with currently over 7 million adults and juveniles in jail, prison, or community custody. Because they spend enough time in prison to disrupt their connections to their families and their communities, they are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alpha 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 ROS

Larson, Doran

Summary: "In Inside Knowledge incarcerated people step forth as the primary witnesses and documentarians of the American prison's historical and ongoing defeat of the four cardinal rationales for the legal caging of human beings: rehabilitations, deterrence, containment, and retribution"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 365 LAR

Ford, Ashley C.

Summary: Somebody's Daughter steps into the world of growing up a poor Black girl in Indiana with a family fragmented by incarceration, exploring how isolating and complex such a childhood can be. Through poverty, adolescence, and a fraught relationship with her mother, Ashley C. Ford wishes she could turn to her father for hope and encouragement. There are just a few problems: he's in prison, and she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 FORD, ASHLEY C. FOR

Forbes, Lisa

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Riveting, honest, and raw, I Can Take It From Here recounts Lisa Forbes's harrowing journey into darkness -- including a fourteen-year-long stint in a maximum-security prison -- and her fierce resolve to understand the effects of the trauma she endured, to take personal responsibility for her actions, and to ensure that her history does not dictate her destiny. The youngest of six children,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press/Truth to Power Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORBES, LISA FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FORBES FOR

Summary: Michael Scofield and his brother Lincoln Burrows have escaped prison and are on the run. Michael and Lincoln, along with several other escaped convicts, are not just running from the law and the FBI, they are devoting their time to uncovering a vast government plot that takes them around the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PRI

Summary: To survive the juvenile system is a miracle, to survive the adult system twice is insane. Follow entrepreneur Chris Martin's story from being a kid in the foster care system to an adult in the prison system, to a successful business man. After a lifetime of getting kicked when he was down, Chris Martin found the love of his life and now spends his time, building his many businesses and trying...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Nandar 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HAT

Svenson, Arne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blast Books 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779.9365 Sve

Dawkins, Curtis

Summary: "In this stunning debut collection, Curtis Dawkins, an MFA graduate and convicted murderer serving life without parole, takes us inside the worlds of prison and prisoners with stories that dazzle with their humor and insight, even as they describe a harsh and barren existence. In Curtis Dawkins's first short story collection, he offers a window into prison life through the eyes of his narrators...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAW

Horton, Michelle

Summary: "In September 2017, a knock on the door upends Michelle Horton's life forever: her sister had just shot her partner and was now in jail. During the investigation that follows, Michelle learns that Nikki had been hiding horrific abuse for years. Stunned to find herself in a situation she'd only ever encountered on television and true crime podcasts, Michelle rearranges her life to care for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GCP, Grand Central 2024

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Grey, Stephen

Summary: Investigative journalist Grey tells the inside story of international prisons sanctioned by the U.S. Government and used by the CIA to hold and torture people suspected of terrorism. He takes an unflinching look at a practice that scorns Geneva Convention rules and is powered by corruption at the highest levels of governments worldwide-- individuals abducted at airports around the world and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 GRE

Summary: Welcome to Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison or OZ. As run by Tim McManus and overseen by Warden Leo Glenn, Em City is about prisoner rehabilitation over public retribution. No matter how hardened a criminal or killer, whether you're in for a few years or in for life, you have a role to play. Once inside, choose your friends carefully.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2002

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV OZ

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 PRI

Beety, Valena E.

Summary: "From a former federal prosecutor turned champion of the wrongfully convicted, this powerful and profound book follows the stories of women reclaiming their freedom and creates a new blueprint for remaking our deeply flawed criminal legal system." -- Inside front jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.73 BEE

Ford, Ashley C.

5 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "One of the most prominent voices of her generation debuts with an extraordinarily powerful memoir: the story of a childhood defined by the ever looming absence of her incarcerated father and the path we must take to both honor and overcome our origins. For as long as she could remember, Ashley has put her father on a pedestal. Despite having only vague memories of seeing him face-to-face, she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOR

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORD, ASHLEY C. FOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FORD FOR

Slahi, Mohamedou Ould.

Summary: "This is the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee. Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. Although he was ordered released by a federal judge, the U.S. government fought that decision, and there is no sign that the United States plans...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 SLA

DeCarlo, Carolyn

Contents: Introduction -- Defining the issue -- Prevalence in society -- Personal coping strategies -- Dealing with the issue in society -- Healing from trauma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 362.82 DeCarlo 2019

Poor, Nigel

Summary: "From the co-creators and co-hosts of the Peabody- and Pulitzer-nominated podcast comes this illuminating view of prison life, as told by presently and formerly incarcerated people. The United States locks up more people per capita than any other nation in the world--600,000 each year and 2.3 million in total. The acclaimed podcast Ear Hustle, named after the prison term for eavesdropping,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 POO

Summary: One is more likely to go to prison in the USA than any other country in the world. Follow the stories of two innocent men who spent decades behind bars for murders they did not commit. With gripping testimony from inmates, guards, staff, cops, analysts, lawyers, and reformers, it exposes the failed "punishment model" and examines the dramatic programs proven to work.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SUR

Summary: Overview: At 2.26 million, incarcerated Americans not only outnumber the nation's fourth-largest city, they make up a national constituency bound by a shared condition. Fourth City: Essays from the Prison in America presents more than seventy essays from twenty-seven states, written by incarcerated Americans chronicling their experience inside. In essays as moving as they are eloquent, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365.973 FOU

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