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  • Maximum Security Prisons With Control Units
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    The Downward Spiral; Psychological Effects of Prisons "I have visited some of the best and the worst prisons and have never seen signs of coddling, but I have seen the terrible results of the boredom and frustration of empty hours and pointless existence" -former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Warren Burger "If recent incarceration rates remain unchanged, an estimated 1 out of every 20 persons (5.1%) will serve time in a prison during their lifetime. -U.S. Department of Justice One of the largest pr...
  • Released Prisoners
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    The U.S. prison population has tripled since 1980 so that on any given day there are 1.5 million Americans behind bars. (Alternatives 1). There is a clear overcrowding problem in todays prisons. Why I believe that the population explosion in the prison system is due to the increasing moral decline of America. Prisons should keep dangerous criminals off the streets and keep others from committing a crime. (Prisons 1) One would think that being locked up is to be feared. But in todays society, cri...
  • State Prison Systems In The U.S.
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    PHCCHistory of Prisons " I Intro to Corrections Dale L. Smith 02-01-01 BIBLIOGRAPHY. Dredger, Sharon Doyle, and Kevin Marron. 'Canada: Special Report -- The Prison System. ' Maclean's. Toronto, Canada. April 15, 1996 p. 24+... 'Haiti: Human Rights Practices, 1995. ' Country Reports of Human Rights Practices for 1995. March 1996... Honda, Harry W. 'A Grim Organ Harvest in China's Prisons' World Press Review. June 1995. p. 22-23... Lawrence, David Aguila. 'In Latin America, Revolting Jail Life. ' ...
  • Prison System Work
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    Right now in the United States of America murderers, rapists, and child molesters are being set free. Prisoners are watching T.V., eating a meal, and using exercise equipment while law abiding citizens are starving and living in the gutters. Prisoners even have their own periodical. Dangerous criminals are walking the streets and crime is a way of life to many Americans. In America, crime does pay because our nation's prison system is not working. The nation's prison system must be changed becau...
  • Youths Stop Violence
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    Prison Prevents Violence Violence is a major concern amongst the youths of this generation. It is an important issue that is being neglected. Several causes that may lead to this behavior would be the surroundings the youths are brought up in, or the image they wish to present themselves as - macho, tough, and untouchable. However, the causes are not important. What is important is the solution we can provide in order to help these youths stop violence. One solution to prevent youth violence wou...
  • Its Staff About Prisoner Rape
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    We all know that our prisons are the final frontier for the socially rejected criminals and violent offenders. We know that our prisons are so overcrowded that the Supreme Court of California issued a court order to reduce the number of inmates. We know that since there are more inmates in prison the chance of getting rehabilitated is very slim. And we also know that the ratio of supervision of guard to inmate is extremely high. But do we know what goes on in our prisons and jails? We know we ha...
  • Correctional Facilities For Punishment Regarding Larger Crimes
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    The Long and Winding Road: How Jails Came to Be in America [The guards here believe that] the tougher, colder, and more cruel and inhuman a place is, the less chance a person will return. This is not true. The more negative experiences a person goes through, the more he turns into a violent, cruel, mean, heartless individual, I know this to be a fact- Anonymous Prisoner, "The Trauma of Prison Rape" (Manner 130) The prisoner described the truth of jails as he is experiencing them now, while the o...
  • Numbers Regarding The Success Of Prison Terms
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    The philosopher Plato once said, The Law, like a good archer, should aim at the right measure of punishment. In society today, crime and injustice rule the modern world. Because of this, prisons have become a permanent part of America's criminal justice system. Throughout history, modern societies have felt compelled to incriminate those men and women who violate what is thought to be acceptable behavior. Most sophisticated members of society would vote to throw all criminals in jail, regardless...
  • Prisoners Of The People In The Prison
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    Revolving Door Justice 1) Plea Bargaining is when a person may agree to lesser crime as to not clog up the jury system but when this can be made the accused will wait for a good deal. I think that this is a bad idea because it makes it seem like the justice system can be bought or bargained with and laws can be bent. 2) Parole is the ability to get out of jail under the watch of the state. Parole is an iffy thing, it is great for those who are sane and deserve a second chance but how do you tell...
  • Tough On Crime And Prisons
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    Prison's Don't Work In our society, the dual purpose of imprisonment is punishment and / or rehabilitation. Throughout the states, there is an increased prison population. For example, more than 40 states' prison systems are under court orders to rectify overcrowding. Some prisons have what is called a "zero sum" status. A "zero sum" status basically means if a prison receives a new inmate, it is required to release a current inmate. If prisons are meant to hold criminals and punish them for the...
  • Auburn Prison In New York
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    Department of Corrections is an agency of the state that is responsible for the supervision and management of convicted felons. The Department of Corrections allows the protection of the community by operating safe, secure facilities that keep offenders under firm, fair practices. There is a wide range of treatment including educational and vocational programs that help the offenders become rehabilitated citizens. Corrections has been around for centuries. The corrections history of New York and...
  • Results On Victims Of A Drink Driver
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    Section B - Application Of Psychology In The Real World Drink driving is a major problem around the world. The government has produced many posters, TV and radio adverts to increase knowledge of the problem. The campaign is powerful and with coloured illustrations on the posters makes people realise that the crime is a serious crime and if going to jail is a resort to preventing it then that is the form the government will take. The poster has two slogans. The first is "only GOING DOWN the road"...
  • Negative Effect On Prisoners Mood
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    Even in the human being is in a perpetual evolution, several mysteries always subsist in his mind. One of these biggest mysteries is the human nature. Everybody has seen someone react strangely at one time or another, but we don't really know why. In a similar situation, we can see people react strongly and others staying calm. Nobody is mentally identical. Nobody has the same experience of life. However, we always know that some factors can affect our mood positively or negatively in our daily ...

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