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U.S. Incarceration Rate Second Highest in World

Madison Ward and Roman Raies

December 7, 2018

The U.S. has the one of the highest rates of incarceration in the world. According to the 2015 World Prison Population List from the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, the U.S. incarcerates 698 people per 100,000, a rate higher than every other country other than Seychelles. In 2015, the U.S....

The US: An incarceration nation analysis

Kevin Engle, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

“With liberty and justice for all.” Never has a phrase been so universally understood yet so often misinterpreted. The U.S. was created on key morality-based concepts that have been lost to a system of bureaucracy and economic growth. Case in point: the Department of Justice. While the...