May, 2014 | Prison Inmate Search

May 2014 - Prison Inmate Search

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The John Dillinger Syndrome Revisited

John Dillinger, as a teenager, had a petty criminal record. Before he was thirty, Dillinger robbed a grocery store of $50.00. Dillinger’s father, after discussion with the prosecutor, convinced his son to plead guilty without the benefit of a defense attorney. John Dillinger was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison. While in prison, […]

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The Myth of Prison Double-Bunking

What is prison double-bunking? I checked several dictionaries for a definition and there was no dictionary result. Any inmate can define double-bunking. Double-bunking is the prison practice of placing two inmates in each cell. Prisons practice double-bunking because they lack sufficient cells for the number of inmates. Most cells were built for one occupant. Most […]

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Over Five Million Americans Cannot Vote

Felon’s Voting Rights in the United States Many Americans are concerned about the wave of voter identification laws that would require all voters to produce a specific current government-issued photo ID before casting a ballot. The negative effects of these requirements are well known and documented. Approximately 23 million citizens lack proper photo identification and would […]

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New Hope Against Unchecked Solitary Confinement

The United States is number one for the most inmates, prisons, and prisoners held in solitary confinement. United States also leads the world with the most inmates, 80,000, incarcerated in solitary confinement. Prisoners in isolation are often confined to small cells, six feet by nine feet, without windows–unlike the cell in the above picture, with little to […]

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