Prison Reform

Prison reform is the attempt to improve conditions inside prisons, aiming at a more effective penal system.

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Prison Reform - Examples - United States
... In the United States, Dorothea Dix toured prisons in the U.S ... Musician Johnny Cash performed and recorded at many prisons and fought for prison reform ... In the early 1900s Samuel June Barrow was a leader in prison reform ...
Elaine Brown - Later Activism
... returned to the struggle for black liberation, especially espousing the need for radical prison reform ... Lewis, also known as “Little B,” was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 14 for a murder that Brown believes he did not commit. 2003, Brown helped co-found the National Alliance for Radical Prison Reform, which helps thousands of prisoners find housing after they are released on parole, facilitates ...
Humanitarianism - Reforms of The Humanitarian Movement - Prison Reform
... In the 18th century, prisons were, in the words of Henry Fielding, "sewers of idleness" ... Prisons were farmed out to private persons whose object was simply to make a profit ... The leading reformer was John Howard (prison reformer) whose great work, The State of Prisons in England and Wales with preliminary observations and ...
Greg Barns - Prison Reform
... Barns is a spokesperson for the Prison Action and Reform Group Inc which is an independent coalition of individuals formed in response to community concerns awakened by the ... Prison Action and Reform aims to provide a forum to advocate on behalf of a silenced group (prisoners) for the improvement of existing conditions within the Tasmanian Corrections ...
Chuck De Vore - California State Assemblyman - Bills and Policy Positions - Prison Reform
... alcohol rehabilitation in the California prison system ... This key provision of prison reform was incorporated into AB 900 which was signed into law ...

Famous quotes containing the words reform and/or prison:

    There is no such thing as accomplishing a righteous reform by the use of “expediency.” There is no such thing as sliding up- hill. In morals the only sliders are backsliders.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    No remorse, huh? No pity. Just an animal.
    Guy Trosper, U.S. screenwriter, and John Frankenheimer. Shoemaker, the prison warden (Karl Malden)