At midyear 2008, 785,556 inmates were held in the nation's local jails, up from 780,174 at midyear 2007.
Today's Prison Quote
The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law, and particularly to deny him the judgment of his peers, is in the highest degree odious and is the foundation of all totalitarian government whether Nazi or Communist.
~Sir Winston Churchill
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