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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 criminologist William Alex Pridemore. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 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 criminologist William Alex...

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 JailInmate.org will now include information on what type of criminal complaint led to an inmate being behind bars in the first place, the company announced yesterday. “At launch time last month, we were only able to supply our customers with information about if someone was in jail or had ever been in jail,” a JailInmate.org spokesman said. “But customers have...

2012-11-12 12:00:41

New US study says money spent on prison system and war on drugs should go towards education 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. Published in Frontiers in Psychology on the 12th of November, the report looks at decades of data concerning the African American population rates...

2011-10-05 14:08:16

Correctional facility educational programs a good investment for state of Missouri According to the Pew Research Center on the States, one in one hundred American adults is currently in prison. U.S. Department of Justice statistics show that 67 percent of those inmates will recidivate, or re-offend and return to prison after they are released. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has found that educating inmates and preparing them to find jobs upon their release from prison greatly...

2011-09-29 07:00:00

Centerforce is a California-based nonprofit organization that strives to improve the lives and strengthen the communities of incarcerated people and their love ones. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 The National Inside/Out Summit on incarceration will focus on âœThe Faces of Change: People and Strategies That Make a Differenceâ within the prison system and its impact on communities October 22-25, 2011, at the Westin San Francisco...

2011-09-08 14:40:48

The Prison Journal offers deeper look at issues, offers recommendations Being "tough on crime" might sound like a great campaign platform, but the consequences of it in actuality are real and reaching. Overcrowded prisons and increases in large correctional budgets have prompted many watchdog groups to ask for a governmental review of the criminal justice system. Congress has responded with a proposed National Criminal Justice Commission (NCJC). A new issue of The Prison Journal (published...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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