TITLE

Imprisoned Americans

AUTHOR(S)
Astrachan, Anthony
PUB. DATE
November 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;11/20/76, Vol. 175 Issue 21, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the problems faced by prisons in the U.S. Information on the Cell Block One Ruling by federal judge Frank M. Johnson on the Alabama prison system; Difficulties caused by overcrowding in prisons; Views on the correlation between the crime rate and the incarceration rate in the U.S.; Information on the prison policy; Proposal of a punishment model by lawyer James Q. Wilson.
ACCESSION #
9598736

 

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