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Publications : Custody & Related Pt2

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Books & Publications

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This section includes books and publications related to prison & police detention, policing, calls for institutional reform, personal accounts and much more.

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Live from Death Row
(Mumia Abu Jamal)
The essays that Mumia writes here offer the reader an insight in the criminal justice system that you could only see if you are inside it. When reading this essays,the reader gets the feeling of depression, isolation, sadness and of despair that any person on death row might be feeling.

Lucasville: The Untold Story of a Prison Uprising
(Staughton Lynd, Mumia Abu Jamal)
In telling the story of one of the longest prison uprisings in U.S. history, in which hundreds of inmates seized a major area of an Ohio correctional facility, this chronicle examines the causes of the disturbance, what happened during its 11-day duration.

Once a Jolly Hangman
(Alan Shadrake)
Alan Shadrake’s hard-hitting new book cuts through the façade of official silence to reveal disturbing truths about Singapore’s use of the death penalty. From in-depth interviews with Darshan Singh, Singapore’s chief executioner for nearly fifty years, to meticulously researched accounts of numerous high profile cases.

Police Brutality – An Anthology
(Nelson Jill)
A collection of thirteen essays from a variety of sources examines one of America’s most serious domestic problems, investigates its historical and sociological roots, and grapples for solutions.

Policing Citizens
(P.A.J Waddington)
The simple answer to the question, “what is policing?” is that policing is what officers do! Or is it? Waddington unravel the psyche of police men and women.

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter and the American Justice System
(Paul B. Wice)
This book is the most in-depth examination at the Carter case. Dr. Wice had unprecedented access to original court transcripts and interviewed everyone involved in the courtroom proceedings, including prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys and judges. A case as divisive as this naturally produces two distinct, mutually-exclusive groups.

Stolen Time
(Sunny Jacobs)
Sunny spent 5 years in solitary confinement on Death Row before her sentence was eventually reduced to life imprisonment. After seventeen years of legal wrangling her sentences were quashed and she was given back her freedom.

The Hounding of David Oluwale
(Kester Aspden)
When the body of David Oluwale was pulled out of the River Aire near Leeds in May 1969, nobody asked too many questions of his death. A police charge sheet had ‘UK’ scored out, and his nationality replaced with a handwritten ‘WOG’

The Liberty Guide to Human Rights
(Megan Addis & Penelope Morrow)
Your Rights is Liberty ’s guide to human rights and civil liberties in the UK . It is designed for people who want to know more about their legal rights and are not sure where to start.

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