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    To the extent the State of Texas prison system was ever “the envy” of other states, it was because, during peak periods of violent crime in major cities, that state’s reputation for toughness...

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    The question, what are the responsibilities of a commissioner for corrections, does not specify any particular state, so the following is a general description. A commissioner for a state...

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    The terms “niches” and “mature coping” are connected to prisons and to the ways in which inmates of those prisons behave. The basic relationship between the two is that niches make mature...

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    Since you originally placed this question under “Law,” I assume that you are asking about reentry in that context and not in the context of space travel. If that is correct, then reentry is...

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    People often use the terms “jail” and “prison” interchangeably. This makes sense to some degree because they have functions that are somewhat similar to one another. However, they are...

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    There are, in general, two things that can be done about overcrowding in prisons in the United States. First, we could do what we have generally been doing to this point. That is, we can build...

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    This is a long article and can only be briefly summarized in the space available here. You can read the full text of the article at this link. The first basic thrust of the article can easily be...

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    These philosophers made different contributions, but all aimed at establishing a prison system that was more humane, and that focused on reform as well as punishment. Beccaria's On Crimes and...

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    The answer to this depends on one’s philosophy of what the prison system is for. For those who feel that the prison system is there for punishment and deterrence, we do not lock people up for...

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