September 12, 2012, by VII Photographers The United States imprisons more people than any other nation in the world. For the first time US history, more than one in 100 American adults are in prison. China is second, with 1.5 million people behind bars. Support systems for persons leaving prison are stressed because of the [...]
What’s the root cause of overcrowding in our prisons? And what can other states learn from Texas’ remarkable bipartisan efforts to reform its prison system?
How did an unlikely alliance between left and right lead to a revolution in how criminals are treated in Texas? Need to Know’s Maria Hinojasa explains.