This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: or early parole to convicted criminals.” (Article, 2009) In order to ease the voter’s minds on state and federal levels legislators continue to hand out harsh penalties for crimes even in the face of major overcrowding systems. It also seems that with the decline in economical issues in society, and the lack of jobs has also increased the crime rate which in turn has added to more population in our nation’s prisons. The way the legislatures are about passing laws to not do this and not do that, and they should focus on what our nation was like in the 1950’s when crime was down, and the prisons were not heavily populated as they are now. PRISON OVERCROWDING 3 Reference Prison Overcrowding." Issues & Controversies on File: n. pag. Issues & Controversies . Facts on File News Services, 15 July 2009. Web. 19 Oct. 2010. <http://www.2facts.com/article/i0900010> ....
View Full Document
- Fall '10
- Monty Mathis, Stephenie Hyatt