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Prison Populations

States Move To Reduce Prison Overcrowding

Posted 06.06.2012 | Crime

After what one researcher called, "America's Imprisonment Binge," several states have taken steps to reduce their inmate populations. The ACLU docu...

VIDEO: Can A Tour Of Prisons Be Called A 'Travel Film?'

Paul Brady | Posted 02.22.2012 | Travel
Paul Brady

Writer and academic Pete Brook takes an odd trip around the United States: He travels what he calls a "hidden" network of American prisons. But can we call his work "travel writing?"

Cash-Strapped States Cut Prison Sentences To Save

washingtonpost.com | Keith B. Richburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK Cash-strapped states are increasingly turning to alternative sentencing methods and to streamlined probation and parole as a way to keep low-...