TITLE

Bills come due for the lock-'em-up binge

PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/13/94, Vol. 116 Issue 23, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how America's prison population is up 200% since 1980. New Justice Department report which shows inmate counts increasing by 1,254 a week; Rush to construct more prisons; Operating costs which are daunting; Questionable cost-effectiveness of incarceration; National Conference of State Legislature to discuss how to get tough without breaking the bank.
ACCESSION #
9406097501

 

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