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Should We Discharge Terminally Ill Inmates?
Some people may quickly say that inmates are in prison for punishment and therefore they should not get healthcare paid for by taxpayers. That thinking is not consistent with our American values.
Micah Bazant / Ella Baker Center
Jail Is Sinking Families Into Poverty, And Women Pay The Most
"There's a lot of shame around it, and you think you're the only one going through it, but you're not."
Republicans and Democrats Agree We Need to Fix the Prison Problem
President, Americans for Tax Reform
Republicans and Democrats, liberals and conservatives, find some agreement that a problem exists when there are 4,000 federal laws that can land you in prison and more than two million Americans are in prison or jail.
Prison Phone Call Costs To Be Reduced; 15-Minute Call Previously As Much As $17
By Reuters, Reuters
Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn and Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, both Democrats, voted in favor of the change. Republican
Soaring Prison Costs Hurt Justice System
There will be fewer federal prosecutors and FBI agents available to bring charges and investigate federal crimes, and less money to support drug treatment programs, unless the U.S. curbs federal prison spending.
DOJ Says Soaring Prison Costs Hurt Criminal Justice System, Calls For Sentencing Reform
Ryan J. Reilly
WASHINGTON -- There will be fewer federal prosecutors and FBI agents available to bring charges and investigate federal crimes
Prisoners' Family Members Also 'Serve Time' When Relatives Go To Jail, Experts Say
I also learned that mandatory-minimum sentencing laws do not take into account whether someone is a small-time drug user
Paying the Piper
Michael Jinkins is the President of Louisville Presbyterian Th...
The spiraling costs of incarceration ironically are eating into the potential funding for the best viable option to solve the problem -- education.
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