Louisiana Deaths Behind Bars 2015-2021 provides the first close look at deaths during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic (2020-2021) and builds upon the first report analyzing deaths behind bars 2015-2021.
Louisiana Justice: Pre-Trial, Incarceration, and Reentry provides a high-level system overview of Louisiana’s justice system from pretrial to incarceration to re-entry and includes new data and insights from local advocates. Data included provides the most recent snapshot of Louisiana’s prison population and the first close look at the impact of multi billing, or “habitual offender sentencing,” including significant disparities of the use of the multi bill in Louisiana.
Adequacy of Healthcare Provided in Louisiana State Prisons is a study brief requested by the Louisiana Legislature (HCR 85 – 2020). The brief was authored by Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Louisiana State University, and Voice of the Experienced.
The Study of Adult Corrections in Louisiana, written by the LA Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, provides an overview of the operations of Louisiana’s prison system in the 1970’s.