Why Do Inmates End Up Back in Prison?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Prison Inmates Rights?

All inmates serving time in United States prisons, regardless of the natures of their crimes, are guaranteed certain basic rights. These standards were established to protect inmates from abuse; p... Read More »

Can prison inmates vote?

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 »

How many inmates are in prison for murder?

Data from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics shows that as of December 31, 2006, 144,500 inmates were in prison for murder. This figure includes inmates in prison for negligent manslaughter. The... Read More »