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At least five california state prisons have a color-coding system the state prison’s beyond discrimination claims, the prison law office lawsuit. America's first prison, eastern state penitentiary in philadelphia, became the model for all prisons it was built in 1829 by the passive quakers, who believed that solitary confinement was the best way to serve penance. In 1779—at a time when the american revolution had made convict transportation to north america impracticable—the english parliament passed the penitentiary act, mandating the construction of two london prisons with internal regulations modeled on the dutch workhouse—ie, prisoners would labor more or less constantly during the day, with their diet, clothing, and communication strictly controlled.Download