TITLE

Population Explosion

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Eliot
PUB. DATE
June 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;6/5/76, Vol. 174 Issue 23, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the increasing population of prisoners in the U.S. Assertion of federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Mike Aun on the percentage increase of the total prison population; Information that the federal system alone houses 21 percent more than its full capacity and is receiving new convicts at the rate of about 100 a week; Factors contributing to the increase in prison population; Construction of several prison buildings.
ACCESSION #
10314955

 

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