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Articles by Grace Toohey

Angola Closes its Notorious Camp J, “A Microcosm of a Lot of Things That are Wrong”

by Grace Toohey, The Advocate

After more than 40 years as one of the most restrictive housing units within Louisiana’s Angola prison, corrections officials have closed Camp J – which at its peak confined more than 400 prisoners being disciplined in solitary cells for more than 23 hours a day. ...