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Lisa DeGraaf
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I love to research anything to do with criminology and the US Criminal Justice System and then write about what I have learned.
I love to research anything to do with criminology and the US Criminal Justice System and then write about what I have learned.

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This is a very interesting case that will get you thinking about what is morally acceptable.

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The Queen vs Dudley and Stephens (1884) (The Lifeboat Case) -- My Thoughts
Before reading my post it would be very helpful to read  this information  on the case. If you don't have time to read that though I will quickly summarize the information. In 1884 there were 4 men, Dudley, Stephens, Brooks, and Parker a cabin boy  that got...

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Here is the latest successes that I have had on Twitter.

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Twitter Fun
Today I was excited to see that some of my tweets got some traction and that I got a few new followers. I made it into an awesome Paper.ly called Criminology Times . #Criminology Times is out! http://t.co/xq2hkP1nSu Stories via @Crim_Thoughts @simplycrim — ...

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Dole's prison diary was a powerful account of what it is like to spend time in solitary confinement and how it feels to be sentenced to life without parole. 

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Joseph Dole's Prison Diary
Photo from How to Survive Life in Solitary Confinement --Business Insider  I just finished reading a prison diary that Joseph Dole wrote for The Anne Frank Center USA as part of their Prison Diary Project. I found it posted on The Real Cost of Prisons websi...

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This is my second blog post. Let me know if you agree with the researchers and my opinions. Is there anything that was overlooked? Do you have a different idea? 

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The Effectiveness of Boot Camps for Women
While reading  Correctional Boot Camps: Lessons From a Decade of Research  I found the section titled "Females in Boot Camps" particularly interesting. It talks about how one of the issues that makes traditional boot camps less effective for women is that t...

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This is my blog. Check it out to learn more about me and see what I am currently reading.

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