Prison Overcrowding

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“Prison Overcrowding: Using Proposals from Nevada and California to Recommend an Alternative Answer”

By: Casey Apao

For: Dr. Sarri
Fall 2010


“I, the undersigned, Casey Apao hereby certify that without the assistance of Henry Apao this Critical Thinking Scientific Paper wouldn’t be done.”

Signed ,

Casey Apao


“I, Casey Apao hereby certify that this Critical Thinking Scientific Paper is the result of my sole intellectual personal property.”


December 04, 2010

Table of Contents

Title Page 1

Dedication 2

Disclaimer 3

Table of Contents 4

Introduction 5

Thesis 5

Antithesis 6



Work Cited14
“In this Critical Thinking Scientific Research Paper I shall proceed as follows. First, I will present the issue of Prison Overcrowding. Second, I shall analyze the attempts by Nevada and California to decrease Prison Overcrowding. Last, I will infer some results and logically recommend solutions to Prison Overcrowding.”

Assessing the Problem
Every night significant populations of people have almost no where to lay their head to rest. They are boxed up in tiny rooms, or shoved into cramped spaces to fulfill a quota on a balance sheet. Housed in makeshift units and stacked on tri-leveled bunks their population is only growing. Although the remainder of society views them as filth and scum, convicted felons, inmates and prisoners do not just deserve but also require humane treatment. Prison Overcrowding isn’t just a singular problem; it is an issue with far reaching consequences. Safety of both inmates’ and prison personnel are directly related to Prison Overcrowding. When prisons fill up, past intended capacity, the stress of constant human contact, and little...
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