Guantánamo by the Numbers

March 7, 2013

Ten years have passed since the first prisoner arrived in Guantánamo Bay, making it the longest-standing war prison in U.S. history. Almost 800 men have passed through Guantánamo’s cells. Today, 171 men remain. Source

How Much Does it Cost to Keep a Criminal?

How Much Does it Cost to Keep a Criminal?

September 26, 2012

The prison system in the U.S is not only overfilled but it’s also very costly to the country. This infographic shows how many prisoners there are in each state, how much it costs to keep them in prisons, and how much it costs the state to do a lethal injunction in death row. Source

The Cold Hard Facts about Incarceration

The Cold Hard Facts about Incarceration

July 22, 2012

This infographic provides information for incarceration and prisoners in the United States. It provides statistical data showing that there are more prisoners in America than in the rest of the world. These facts imply an issue with the U.S judicial system and the overpopulated prison system.

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Student’s Vs. Prisoners

June 29, 2012

This infographic provides a comparison in spending in the state of Michigan for prisoners and students. This infographic shows that the priority in Michigan is spending on prisoners as much of the state budget is spent in maintaining prisons. Source