The Prison Code of Silence

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Every day, behind razor wire somewhere, there are prisoners tormenting and terrorizing other prisoners. In far too many correctional facilities in America, the laws of the jungle prevail.

Exploitative prison norms give such  perpetrators a license for their acts.  But even those who do not extort, sexually assault, or commit wanton acts of violence perpetuate it by standing aside and staying silent.

As Edmund Burke once said, "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men . . .

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