Five Crowding Bills OK'd by Arkansas House

St. Gerard, Vanessa
June 2005
Corrections Today;Jun2005, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p15
Reports on the approval of bills designed to reduce jail crowding and limit the number of people who return to prison by the Arkansas House. Population of the state's prison; Rate of prison re-entry; Other prison reforms.


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