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Black and Latino inmates are more likely to be adversely affected by distance and other barriers to prison visits.

Black and Latino inmates are more likely to be adversely affected by distance and other barriers to prison visits.
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In new research using Florida prison data, Joshua C. Cochran finds that these barriers are not distributed equally across all groups. He finds that Latino inmates, on average, are located much farther from their visitors than black or white inmates, and that black inmates are far less likely to be visited whilst in prison overall.