21
Jul
2005

Prison nation

The American Prospect
by Robert F. Drinan, S.J.

07/20/05

The number of inmates in America's prisons is growing by 900 people each week. The total number, according to the Department of Justice, has reached 2.1 million, or one out of every 138 U.S. residents. A newly established 21-person commission is now studying issues of safety and abuse in America's prisons. Funded by the Vera Institute of Justice, the commission is planning to release its findings in the spring of 2006. It has held hearings in Tampa, Florida, and will conduct sessions in Newark, New Jersey, on July 20; it is also planning sessions in the Midwest and in California. When I read about these developments, I recall all the visits I paid to prisons during the years 1971-81, when I was a member of a congressional committee assigned to monitor the nation's state and federal prisons and jails...

http://www.prospect.org/web/view-web.ww?id=10017


Informant: Thomas L. Knapp
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