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America's Mass Incarceration Problem By the Numbers

It’s no secret that the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world. Here’s how it breaks down. There are approximately 323.1 million people living in the U.S. As of 2017, there are more than 2.3 million people incarcerated in American jails. That includes 1,719 state prisons, 102 federal prisons, 901 juvenile facilities, 3,163 local jails

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$5 Million Award in New York Wrongful Conviction Case

By Christopher Zoukis Daniel Gristwood was a 29-year-old printer when he was arrested for the attempted murder of his wife on January 12, 1996. He initially confessed to the crime, and was convicted in New York state court based on that confession. Gristwood was sentenced to 12.5 years to 25 years in prison. During his

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