Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett Summary
Jennifer Gonnerman

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Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett Summary

The Rockefeller laws set the scene for this novel. Once in effect, these laws stipulated minimum mandatory sentences for capital drug crimes. It does not matter that Elaine Bartlett has no prior arrests. She receives a harsh sentence (one that some people call cruel and unusual compared to other criminals serving half of Elaine's sentence for murder or rape). This story shows how incarceration reaches beyond prison bars and into the...

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