Part A: Analysis of Figure
By looking at the Changes in Correctional Populations from 1980-2011 you can see right
away that more people are being put in prisons (371% increase), probation (255% increase),
parole (287% increase), and jails (304% increase).
In the documentary Prison State, 4 lives were documented while they struggled
in prison, probation, or juvenile detention. Millions of people are locked up and over half
of those people are locked up for victimless crimes such as drugs for ex
There are over 80,000 inmates in solitary confinement throughout the United States.
While watching this documentary I could not help but feel bad for the inmates. I
personally believe it is a type of torture because I do not think I will e