Mass Incarceration in America

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Imprisonment is like a natural resource that never runs dry. It eclipses education, economics and morality. According to a government study, State and Local Expenditures on Corrections and Education (U.S. Dept. of Educ. 2016): "Over the past three decades, state and local government expenditures on prisons and jails have increased about three times as fast as spending on elementary and secondary education."

http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/id=1202772886168/Unfit-for-Incarceration-Taking-Stock-of-Punishments-Inhumanity?slreturn=20161022234719