For Massachusetts: State, federal prisons and county houses of correction: ESRI shapefile
Our database of annotations of each block that contains a correctional facility and the demographic breakdown of each will be accessible at the URL http://www.prisonersofthecensus.org/data/2010blocks/$geoid/ where $geoid is the 15 digit state-county-tract-code of a block with a correctional facility, ie http://www.prisonersofthecensus.org/data/2010blocks/361219702001024/
April 23, 2014: The U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island will will hear arguments in Davidson v. Cranston on whether to continue with the case against the City’s prison gerrymandering scheme. The Motion Hearing is set for 2:30pm on April 23, 2014 in Courtroom 4, before Senior Judge Ronald R. Lagueux.
June 9, 2014: Aleks Kajstura will be at the League of Women Voters, Convention 2014 caucus panel “Prison Gerrymandering: Is It Time for Action in Your State?” at 7:30am at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas.
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