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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.