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2015-05-07 12:30:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel today announced what he called "exciting" statistics on recidivism in the state corrections system

2014-12-09 12:29:12

New report provides first-ever estimates of long-term costs of confinement on taxpayers and youth WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-three U.S.

2014-05-13 23:03:50

Men who have been incarcerated and released are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those who have not been imprisoned, according to a new study published by Georgia State University

2013-11-08 23:23:27

Will Give People Details of the Criminal Complaint That Led to Incarceration Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013

2012-11-12 12:00:41

Mental health experts from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine have released the first comprehensive report on the correlation between the incarceration of African American males and substance abuse and other health problems in the United States.

2011-10-05 14:08:16

According to the Pew Research Center on the States, one in one hundred American adults is currently in prison.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.