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Learn About Master's Degree Programs at Upcoming Webinars

We’re offering info webinars throughout the month of November 2016 for anyone interested in earning a master’s degree in criminal justice or public administration from the top school in Colorado, and one of the best in the nation. 420 more words


Thickness of a prison wall

Let’s talk about tax (and tax avoidance).

Last week the government announced it was building yet another prison. Another moral and fiscal failure. Skilfully continuing to over turn the… 818 more words


Culture of mass incarceration

Research shows that over the last 10 years  there has been a huge increase in the use of imprisonment as a form of punishment.

In addition, changes in sentencing laws and practice, restrictions on judicial discretion, changes to bail eligibility, changes in administrative procedures and practices, changes in parole and post-release surveillance and a public perception of the need for ‘tougher’ penalties, have all lead to higher rates of incarceration. 203 more words

It Depends On Whose Dead Bodies We’re Talking About.

The Dakota Access Pipeline has “environmental disaster” written all over it. It’s a senseless destruction of land and culture and a blatant disregard of treaty with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. 1,165 more words

Society And Culture


Warden Michael bell ,head of east more correctional facility for women faced a dilemma. What to do about female inmates on there period.
With budget cuts, belk was forced to cut down on supplies.pads and tampons were expensive even the generic ones brought in bulk. 613 more words


Youth Prisons Don’t Work. Here’s What Does.

October is Youth Justice Action Month, so let’s take stock of what we’ve learned about our juvenile justice system just this year.

About 50,000 youth… 662 more words