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Department of Homeland Security

Courts, Convictions, Sentencing, and Prison

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I once read a stat that said 62% of people in prison/jail have not been convicted.

I understand that a large portion of this probably also includes stat and local prisons/jails.

I also understand that there are varying circumstances with due process.

I also am aware there are many ideas for lowering Government costs related to prisons.

BUT this is a serious problem. Why don't we cut down on spending by fixing the... more »