In 2008, jails reported adding 14,911 beds during the previous 12 months, bringing the total rated capacity to
Today's Prison Quote
The government is the potent omnipresent teacher. For good or ill it teaches the whole people by its example. Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. To declare that the end justifies the means -- to declare that the government may commit crimes -- would bring terrible retribution.
~Justice Louis D. Brandeis
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