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By Reiko Hillyer
... mansion trusties Jim Crow clemency the 10/6 rule Mississippi ...
Book Chapter

By Reiko Hillyer
... prisoner resistance mansion trusties life without parole rehabilitation Mississippi ...
Book Chapter

By Reiko Hillyer
... prison overcrowding life without parole mansion trusties clemency Jim Crow ...
... was porous as well. mansion trusties Jim Crow clemency the 10/6 rule Mississippi Clemency began to decline in the generation after the civil rights movement. As political activism came to be associated with crime, clemency was increasingly politicized. In Mississippi, as the formal mechanisms...
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
...-termers mobilized to agitate for mercy by pleading their cases in the penal press or by following the tradition of prisoners working as trusties in the governor’s mansion, one of the last “corridors to freedom” available to prisoners whose chances for release were being foreclosed. The chapter concludes...
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
... of murder, as long as they complied with the requirements of deference and submission. prison overcrowding life without parole mansion trusties clemency Jim Crow ...
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025887-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2588-7
... petitions, the chapter explores the relationship between white supremacy and mercy. If the line between freedom and incarceration was blurred by Jim Crow, then the physical boundary between inside and outside the prison was porous as well. mansion trusties Jim Crow clemency the 10/6 rule...