This doesn’t paint the full picture of the U.S. incarceration system. Many have estimated the total number of U.S. incarceration to be more than 2.4 million. This is in part because another estimated 12 million individuals cycle through the county jail systems in a given year for periods of less than a year, and are therefore not factored into a snapshot on December 31.
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The U.S.: No. 1 in prison population.
If you didn’t support Senate filibuster reform before, you will after reading this.
You wouldn't believe what the prison phone industry (one of the most lucrative in the US) is charging families for just 15 minutes.
"When you blame others, you give up your power to change."
How much the federal prison population has increased in the last three decades.
So far this term, every single time the Chamber of Commerce has expressed a view on a case, the Supreme Court has sided with the corporate interest group — making it more successful than the Justice Department.
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