By Benjamin Dov Fleury-Steiner
"The HIV+ males incarcerated in Limestone Prison's Dorm sixteen have been positioned there to be forgotten. not just do Benjamin Fleury-Steiner and Carla Crowder convey those males to existence, Fleury-Steiner and Crowder additionally insist on putting those males in the midst of severe conversations approximately future health coverage, mass incarceration, and race. Dense with firsthand money owed, loss of life within is a nimble, far-ranging and unblinking examine the cruelty inherent in our present penal policies."---Lisa Kung, Director, Southern middle for Human Rights"The looming criminal health and wellbeing hindrance, documented the following at its severe, is a surprising stain on American values and a transparent chance to reconsider our carceral method of security."---Jonathan Simon, college of California, Berkeley"Dying inside of is a riveting account of a health and wellbeing trouble in a hidden criminal facility."---Michael Musheno, San Francisco nation college, and coauthor of Deployed"This clean and unique examine may still prick all of our consciences in regards to the awful results of the large carceral kingdom the U.S. has outfitted over the past 3 decades."---Marie Gottschalk, collage of Pennsylvania, and writer of The legal and the Gallows"An very important, daring, and humanitarian book."---Alison Liebling, collage of Cambridge"Fleury-Steiner makes a compelling case that inmate well-being care in America's prisons and jails has reached the purpose of catastrophe."---Sharon Dolovich, collage of California, Los Angeles"Fleury-Steiner's persuasive argument not just exposes the sins of fee and omission on felony cellblocks, but in addition does a good activity of unveiling how those difficulties are the common results of our nation's shortsighted and punitive felony justice policy."---Allen Hornblum, Temple collage, and writer of Sentenced to ScienceDying within brings the reader face-to-face with the nightmarish stipulations within Limestone Prison's Dorm 16---the segregated HIV ward. right here, sufferers chained to beds proportion their house with bugs and vermin within the filthy, drafty rooms, and contagious ailments unfold like wildfire via a inhabitants with untreated---or poorly controlled at best---HIV.While Dorm sixteen is a very bad human rights tragedy, it's also a symptom of a sickness afflicting the total U.S. felony method. In contemporary a long time, criminal populations have exploded as americans made mass incarceration the answer to crime, medicines, and different social difficulties while privatization of criminal prone, specifically well-being care, ended in an overcrowded, underfunded procedure during which the main marginalized participants of our society slowly wither from what the writer calls "lethal abandonment."This eye-opening account of 1 prison's failed health-care criteria is a take-heed call, asking us to envision how we deal with our forgotten electorate and compelling us to reconsider the yank felony process during this more and more punitive age.