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That bird has my wings : the autobiography of an innocent man on death row —Masters, Jarvis Jay, 1962-
Book
2009
2 available of 3 items

Jarvis Jay Masters has taken an extraordinary journey of faith. Strangely enough, his moment of enlightenment came behind the bars of San Quentin's death row. Here, inmate author Masters takes us from the arms of his her...

The fear of 13 —Yarris, Nick.
Book
2017
3 available of 4 items

This is the memoir of Nick Yarris, who was wrongly convicted of rape and murder and spent 23 years on Death Row. While he was in prison, to keep himself sane, Nick educated himself (including learning about triskaidekaph...

Criminal that I am : a memoir —Ridha, Jennifer, author.
Book
2015
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"Criminal That I Am is a defense attorney's account of the criminal justice system as seen through the prism of a particular case: her own. Jennifer Ridha is enlisted to defend Cameron Douglas in a federal drug trafficki...

A little piece of light : a memoir of hope, prison, and a life unbound —Hylton, Donna, author.
Book
2018
2 available of 2 items

A groundbreaking advocate for criminal justice reform and featured speaker at the 2017 Women's March describes her collaborative efforts with other influential voices to promote prison safety and end mass incarceration.

Kingpin : prisoner of the war on drugs —Stratton, Richard (Richard H.), author.
Book
2017
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Captured in the lobby of the Sheraton Senator Hotel at LAX following a fifteen-year run smuggling marijuana and hashish as part of the hippie mafia, Richard Stratton began a new journey. Kingpin tells the story of the ei...

Sweethearts of the prison rodeo
DVD
2010
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"For inmates in Oklahoma's federal penitentiary system, the world's only behind-the-walls prison rodeo is a once-a-year opportunity to escape the numbing routines of everyday life behind bars. This documentary chronicles...

Prison baby : a memoir —Jiang-Stein, Deborah, 1961-
Book
2014
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Life after death —Echols, Damien.
Book
2012
9 available of 9 items

The People versus Paul Crump
DVD
2014
1 available of 1 items

Paul Crump, who robbed the Chicago stockyards on March 20, 1953, with four other black men, shot one guard to death. He was sentenced to die in the electric chair. William Friedkin met Crump in the Cook County Jail. Frie...

Cocked and loaded —Broom, Richard, 1946-
Book
2010
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13 women : parables from prison
Book
2006
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Mr. Smith goes to prison : what my year behind bars taught me about America's prison crisis —Smith, Jeff, 1973- author.
Book
2015
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"The fall from politico to prisoner isn't necessarily long, but the landing, as Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith learned, is a hard one. In 2009, Smith pleaded guilty to a seemingly minor charge of campaign malfeasance ...

Free Cyntoia : my search for redemption in the American prison system —Brown, Cyntoia, author.
Book
2019
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"In her own words, Cyntoia Brown shares the riveting and redemptive story of how she changed her life for the better while in prison, finding hope through faith after a traumatic adolescence of drug addiction, rape, and ...

The changin' times of Ike White
DVD
2021
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Released in 1976, Changin Times was an extraordinary album recorded in extraordinary circumstances, a commercial release recorded inside an American prison. The artist was Ike White, a music prodigy who was locked up at ...

Cruel and unusual the story of the Angola 3
Videorecording
2018
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Cruel and unusual tells the story of the Angola 3, three remarkable men--Robert King, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox--who as members of the Black Panthers have been fighting for justice since the early 1970s. For deca...

Saving face
DVD
2010
1 available of 1 items

Presents the story of Matt Kern, a promising youth who, after having turned to crime, was given a sixty-year prison sentence for his involvement in a fatal shooting during a robbery, and who now claims to have been trans...

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