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10 Criminal Justice Facts You Probably Never Knew

1. WOMEN: There has been a “760% increase in the number of women incarcerated since 1980.” ((The Sentencing Project) 2. MENTAL ILLNESS: “Ten times more mentally ill people are in jails and prisons than state psychiatric hospitals.” (Slate, January 5, 2016) 3. DEBT: “People with convictions are saddled with…fees, fines, and debt (while) their economic… Continue reading 10 Criminal Justice Facts You Probably Never Knew

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