However, soon after the audit results were made available to the public, the chairman of the Oklahoma County Republican Party
By Christopher Zoukis The state's prison system has long been beset by severe overcrowding and understaffing. As of July
“I have an agency to run. Public safety is paramount to MDOC’s mission, not subsidizing counties’ budgets.”
Last month, Huffington Post reporter Matt Ferner published an article proclaiming that Americans are sick of the 'tough on crime' era." However, the economic prospect of prisoners has been a part of the American justice system for decades, and it is still alive and well.
Report on Understaffing in Federal Prisons Misses the Point: Focus on Reformation, not Incapacitation and Repression
The other side of the coin concerns federal prisoners. It's not enough to search for ways to put prisoners down more efficiently
As most people in government will tell you, passing the law is the easy part. The hard part is the implementation. Prop 47 is no exception, and Los Angeles County needs creative ideas to unlock the law's intended benefits.
While the U.S. prison system should exert some amount of punishment, our prisons irrationally exert it on prisoners to the point where it counterproductively causes more harm than good.
Lightning flashed across Kentucky skies a few nights ago. "I love storms," said my roommate, Gypsi, her eyes bright with excitement. Thunder boomed over the Kentucky hills and Atwood Hall, here in Lexington, KY's federal prison.
As of Wednesday, 2,923 people had been released under Prop 47, Corrections Department spokeswoman Terry Thornton told The
L.A. has long maintained an image in America as a progressive, cutting-edge, and trend-setting environment. So it should come as a huge shock that regarding the treatment of children in the juvenile justice system - Los Angeles may be the most backward major metropolitan area in the nation.