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When America had an open prison – the story of Kenyon Scudder and his 'prison without walls'
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When America had an open prison – the story of Kenyon Scudder and his ‘prison without walls’

Written by: Emily Nagisa Keehn, Associate Director, Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School, Harvard University The institution's west dormitory is depicted in this 1942 photograph. Scudder demanded that no walls be erected on the prison grounds. AP PhotoIn a country...