If the internet can chant “Kamala is a cop” at now-withdrawn candidate Senator Kamala Harris, surely we can get a “Bloomberg is The Man” one going.
Tagged: prison reform
This week, Plata v. Brown case of the week highlighting the need for prison reforms, West Virginia charges prisoners to read, Adnan Sayed of Serial fame, litigating the happiness of cows, dumb crooks, and more.
Prisoners may not pay taxes, but they do live in full service complexes with close ties to all levels of government, dependent on the funding and mechanisms of government at all levels.
Abby Haglage has an article at the Daily Beast on the shocking number of incarcerated prisoners with mental health issues: In a new study by Treatment Advocacy Center (TAC), a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating barriers to treating...
Good stuff from Ross Douthat on crime-fighting and prison policy.
Arizona is considering selling off its prisons as part of a larger process of balancing the budget. Even death row would be privately run. The state government predicts the move could save them $100...