Imprisoned Americans

Astrachan, Anthony
November 1976
New Republic;11/20/76, Vol. 175 Issue 21, p12
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.


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