Can prison inmates vote?

Answer According to the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, individual states can disenfranchise citizens who have committed felonies. The majority of states do not allow current inmates, parolees or... Read More »

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Can Prison Inmates Vote in Presidential Elections?

A citizen's right to vote in a country's presidential election is determined by that country's primary law. In the United States, the primary law of the land is the United States Constitution. The ... Read More »

Do inmates sentenced to life in prison die in prison?

Prisoners sentenced to life in prison either receive a parolable life sentence or a non-paralolable life sentence. With the parolable sentence, the inmate can request parole after serving a certain... Read More »

How many inmates are there in Attica prison?

Attica Correctional Facility is a maximum security prison for males 21 and over. It opened in 1931 and, as of 2010, has approximately 2,190 inmates. In 1971 there was an uprising among the prisoner... Read More »

Why Do Inmates End Up Back in Prison?

Many of the criminals in prisons today are repeat offenders, especially those who are serving shorter sentences of up to five years. Studies show that if prisoners were given better rehabilitation ... Read More »