Impact on democracy at the state level

We've analyzed 37 states, district by district, to determine the problems caused by the Census Bureau's method of counting people in prison:

Research in other states is ongoing. Where full district analyses are not yet available for your state, see our report: Fixing prison-based gerrymandering after the 2010 Census: A 50 state guide.

Also available is information about how redistricting works and why counting less than 1% of the U.S. population in the wrong place has such a significant effect:



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Events

  • Feb 21, 2019:
    Volunteer Attorney Stephen Raher will be presenting his paper “The Company Store and the Literally Captive Market: Consumer Law in Prisons and Jails” at the Consumer Law Conference at Berkeley Law School. The paper will be presented and discussed at 4:00pm.

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