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April 16, 2008 Chapter 25 & 26 in Haas o Going into latest report on probation and parole in US o Deals with treating people on probation and parole o 25 – article called “effectiveness of prison based therapeutic communities for treating drug offenders” o Makes case that if we insist on looking up people from where there is no victim, we should help them o 26 – “probation and cognitive skills” o Cognitive therapy means teaching inmates to rethink Drugs and Imprisonment Most serious crime that they plead guilty to 1,377,814 state prisoners as of Dec 31, 2006 193,046 federal prisoners o Violent crime o 52% of all state prisoners are there serving time for violent crimes o Male 54% o Female 34% o White prisoners 50% committed a violent crime o Black 53% o Latino 54% o Property crime o 21% of all state prisoners are there serving time for property crimes
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Unformatted text preview: o Male 20% o Female 31% o White 26% o Black 18% o Latino 18% o Drug crime (non-violent drug offenses) o 20% of all state prisoners are there serving time for non-violent drug crimes o Male 19% o Female 29% o White 15% o Black 23% o Latino 21% o ~276,000 people in state prisons for non-violent drug offense o Public order or other crimes o 7% of all state prisoners o Male 7% o Female 6% o White 9% o Black 6% o Latino 7% Federal prisoners o Violent crimes o 10% of all federal prisoners o Property crimes o 6% o Non-violent drugs crimes o 53 fucking % o ~102,000 prisoners o Public order or other crimes o 31% o Include immigration offenses 380,000 state and federal prisoners are there for a non-violent drug offense...
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