Disadvantages Of Overcrowded Prisons Essays and Term Papers

  • Department of Corrections

    Since the war on drugs began in 1971, America's prison population has surged 700 percent to 2.4 million (Kelly). America exceeds every other country in the world today as the country with the most prisoners. The enormous spike in the prison population has equated to a spike in the need for probation...

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  • Public or Privatized Prison Systems

    Privatized Prison Systems Phillip Ishee American InterContinental University Abstract This assignment will discuss two arguments that the public sector prisons can make to keep prisons in the public’s hands, while also discussing two arguments the private sector can make to get the prisons in their...

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  • Prison’s Future

    Future: America’s battle with prison Pops Research Methods March 3, 2011 The research question for this study is: Does the current prison system in America benefit society and how it is impact the future? How do you feel about inmates that are in the prison system? Have you ever stop and...

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  • Three Strike Law

    subsystem. Boot camps may be one of the solutions to the increasingly over crowded prisons. The challenges are increasing everyday for Correctional Officers, especially female officers who are already at a disadvantage. The three strike law became very popular in the 1990s. These statutes are...

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  • Probation and Parole

    60,000 in a super max. The cost to keep someone on probation is 3,400 a year that is a big difference. Another advantage is the space. Prisons are becoming overcrowded very quickly. The offenders that are placed on parole or supervision are generally no violent criminals; they may have had drug charges...

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  • Probation and Parole

    60,000 in a super max. The cost to keep someone on probation is 3,400 a year that is a big difference. Another advantage is the space. Prisons are becoming overcrowded very quickly. The offenders that are placed on parole or supervision are generally no violent criminals; they may have had drug charges...

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  • Marijuana Legalization

    earned by the state (New York Times, 2011). This could have been used for prison and law enforcement budget enhancements, which is very important in a time when many police departments are understaffed, and prisons are overcrowded. There is a substantial demand for marijuana, mostly due to its illegal...

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  • Prisons

    In the United States, prison overcrowding and budget cuts within the criminal justice system have lead to an increase in the need and the development of private prisons and jails. "A private prison is a place in which individuals are physically confined by a third party that is contracted by a local...

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  • death penalty

    the number of inmates the United States does” (-----173). This basically states that our prisons are being overcrowded and by putting people to death for crimes that deserve this is going to make more room for prisons. “All 33 states that use the death penalty have very detailed procedures for when it should...

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  • Jails and Prisons

    Jails and Prisons Grace Melendez CJA 490 December 24, 2012 Kevin Perry Jails and Prisons In the world of Criminal Justice, jails as well as prisons play an extremely important role in society. These facilities serve the purpose of housing individuals who have committed a crime. This paper will...

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  • plea bargaining

    there are more and more cases each day than ever before. As far as how they are solved, more of them are put into jail and served with sentences in prison. But because of the crime cases today, there is a lot of issues with the rooms offered. “Many successful criminal prosecutions in the United States...

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  • malcom X vs Douglas

    knew that it didn’t help him to succeed in anyway but he conclude his goal learning how to write. On the other hand, Malcolm X started to learn in prison and there is where he spend all his time to read, read and read. Also, he always was holding a dictionary to learn more words to improve his writing...

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  • Prison

    past, people preferred a more permanent solution to wrecked characters. These solutions involved cutting off limbs, crucifixion and stoning to death. Prisons and incarcerations were later introduced as a less punitive measure so as to give such persons a second chance in the society. Just like the rest...

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  • Death Penalty in Namibia

    debate among its citizens. This essay will discuss the death penalty on its history in Namibia; its introduction and abolition. The advantages and disadvantages of the death penalty will also be laid down, and a final conclusion will be reached on whether the death penalty can be applied to deter crime in...

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  • Prison

    and services, which are designed to expand the economic and social roles of women through good prison practice which is used internationally. Paget (2008) has argued that the architecture for women in prison has to respond to the realities that women are biologically different from men; they play a different...

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  • Legalization of Drugs

    efforts could be spent more toward crimes committed against people and property, and not so much on drug activity, or drug-related crimes. The overcrowded prison system could be alleviated as well, being that, quite a few prisoners are incarcerated because they are caught with drugs, selling drugs, or...

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  • Vulnerable Population Paper

    Vulnerability depends on context or circumstances. (Porter, 1996). A vulnerable population who one may not consider is prisoners. This paper will focus on the prison population, the description of prisoners, health and social problems, and community and nursing interventions. Ethical implications and current strategies...

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  • Juvenile and Adult Courts: a Comparative Analysis

    the juvenile justice system, go over a point by point comparison between the juvenile system and the adult system, touch on both the benefits and disadvantages to being tried as a minor in the juvenile court from the perspective of a minor, and review the societal implication of abolishing the juvenile...

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  • The Social Benefits of Legalization of Marijuana

    that when narcotics are cheap the rates of the drug related crimes decrease. Moreover, the legalization of marijuana will reduce the problem of overcrowded prisons and the numerous accusations against drug users. As it is referred by Nadelmann the U.S. national costs from 1981 to 1987 for law enforcements...

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  • History of Probation

    the government needs to address and take care of. There are many alternative programs to avoid placing juvenile offenders into the largely growing prison system. Punishment for their crimes should not be taken lightly. One alternative means is Juvenile Boot Camp. These boot camps have evolved from their...

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