Midyear 2004 the number of inmates in custody in local jails rose by 22,689; in State prison by 15,375; and in Federal prison by
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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