Category Archives: Crime and Punishment

▶ RTAmerica: Video: U.S. Supreme Court Orders California to Release Thousands of Prisoners

▶ Supreme Court orders California to release thousands of prisoners – YouTube. Prison overcrowding is a form of cruel and unusual punishment. Because these prisons do not have the resources to deal with and take care all of these inmates … Continue reading

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David Pakman Show: Kentucky Ending Private Prisons

Source: David Pakman Show: Kentucky Ending Private Prisons  Sanity and reason still alive in Kentucky. Companies shouldn’t be able to make as much money as they can and then lobby to do that by housing people in prison for as long … Continue reading

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TIME Magazine: Josh Sanburn- California Corrections: How a State Picks Thousands of Inmates to Take Out of Prison

Source: TIME: Josh Sanburn- California Corrections: How a State Picks Thousands of Inmates to Take Out of Prison. This is how to deal with prison overcrowding in California and the rest of the United States as well. And now to prevent … Continue reading

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New York Times: Editorial Board- Mental Illness in California Prisons: How to Prevent Future Tragedies

Source: The New York Times: Editorial Board- Mental Illness in Prison When people are convicted of crimes and sent to prison, it then becomes the responsibility of the state. Whatever the level of government to assume the responsibilities to looking after … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion-Chris Hedges- Gulag Nation USA: How to Protect Society and Treat Inmates Humanely That Benefits Everyone

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeStates Prisons are for to protect the innocent from people who’ve hurt them and would do it again. Intentionally or unintentionally, the original punishment for being in prison is the lost of freedom … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “Why Are Prisoners Committing Suicide in Pennsylvania?”: How to Deal with Challenging Inmates

  Why Are Prisoners Committing Suicide in Pennsylvania? | The Nation. We have a lot of Prison Inmates in America, perhaps in the thousands. Who are Mentally Challenged, either are Drug Addicts or are in the wrong institution. Perhaps should … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- Sasha Abramsky- Arizona’s Private Prisons: A Bad Bargain

Source: The Nation: Opinion- Sasha Abramsky- Arizona’s Private Prisons: A Bad Bargain If you look at what the main role of government is anywhere, its to protect society in an effective way that’s cost-effective. Thats the main reason why we pay … Continue reading

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CBPP: Off The Charts- Michael Leachman- Criminal Justice Reforms Can Save States Money

href=”http://www.offthechartsblog.org/criminal-justice-reforms-can-save-states-money-but-do-states-know-how-much/#.TxEHjFMbtU0.wordpress”>Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Off The Charts-Michael Leachman- Criminal Justice Reforms Can Save States Money. There are many reasons why we have 2M people in our Corrections System. And why our Corrections System is so expensive, to the … Continue reading

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The Young Turks: Cenk Uygur- Report Exposes Private Prison Lobby

Source: The Young Turks: Cenk Uygur- Report Exposes Private Prison Lobby When I look at the Role of Government, I want it to do the things that it does as well then the Private Sector or can only do well. National … Continue reading

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The GOP’s Shady Plan to Privatize Prisons | | AlterNet

Since the “Great Recession” with State Budgets absolutely plummeting as a result. And the fact that our Prison System both State and Federal are very expensive. With roughly 2m people locked up in prison. A lot of these offenders being … Continue reading

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