The Recession and America’s Prisons

February 14, 2013

In 2009, more than 7.2 million people in America were in prison, jail, on probation or parole. That’s 500,000 more than the entire population of Washington state. Here, we break down America’s prison demographics, look at President Obama’s 2012 budget for prison spending, and show you which states saw a decline — or an increase […]

Mass Incarcertation

Mass Incarcertation

September 1, 2012

Unjust Mass Incarceration Infographic for ACLU Source