The history of prisons in kenya

The main focus is on punishment and penal institutions, such as the prison, and their possible justifications. The Oxford English Dictionary defines penology as “the study of punishment of crime and prison management”, and in this sense it is equivalent with corrections. Penology is concerned with the effectiveness of those social processes devised and adopted … Read more

History of State and Federal Prisons

History of State and Federal Prisons Claudia Bailey CJS/230 November 12, 2011 Dr. Kay Carter History of State and Federal Prisons Jails date back to very early civilization; prisons came some time later. Some of the earliest jails that are documented are the Walnut Street Jail and the High Street jail. Prisons began being built … Read more

History of State and Federal Prisons

The history of state and federal prisons have similar ideals; the state and federal systems have to rely on each other at times for housing each others criminals. A state prison is usually run by that particular liar states government and they house individuals that have committed crimes against the rules and sanctions of the … Read more

History of State and Federal Prisons

The basic history’ for both state and federal prisons are the same, they were both created to incarcerate criminals that were sentenced for a minimum of thirteen months and a maximum of life. However, state prisons are ran by that state government and are usually for those who are considered “Blue- collar criminals”. Federal prisons … Read more

An Alternative For Prison

America’s prisons has been called “graduate schools for crime. ” Take a group of people, strip them of possessions and privacy, expose them to constant threats of violence, overcrowd their cell- block, deprive them of meaningful work, and the result is an embittered underclass more intent on getting even with society than contributing to it. … Read more