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Libraries

Yes, U.S. locks people up at a higher rate than any other country

<i>“It’s a stark fact that the United States has less than 5 percent of the world’s population, yet we have almost 25 percent of the world’s total prison population. The numbers today are much higher than they were 30, 40 years ago despite the fact that crime is at historic lows.”</i><p><b>–Hillary Rodham</b> …

Crime

Correctional Officer Shortage Seen in Prisons across the Country | How to Become a Correctional Officer

With over 1.3 million people incarcerated in state prison systems across the country, keeping prisons running smoothly requires tens of thousands of …

Government Watchdog: We Have a Growing Federal Prison 'Crisis'

The Justice Department's Inspector General is out with his year-end review of federal law enforcement efforts. Its language is diplomatic but the message is clear: The feds need to do better, much better, on many fronts.<p>The Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General published Friday its …

Working to Reform Marijuana Laws

<b>* Click here for the 2002 update to this report</b><p><b>European Drug Policy: Analysis and Case Studies<br>Written by Christopher Gatto<br>Edited by Allen St.</b> …

Three-strikes law

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U.S. Incarceration Rate Is a National Disgrace

United States incarceration rate defies the rule of optimal sanction that would promote equity and efficiency. It incarcerates 753 per 100,000; comparable European figures include 153 for England, 96 for France, 92 for Italy, 66 for Denmark and 90 for Germany. The high figures in the United States …

Crime

The Economics of Incarceration: Overcrowded Prisons and Overcharged Prisoners

Last month, Huffington Post reporter Matt Ferner published an article proclaiming that "Americans are sick of the 'tough on crime' era." However, the economic prospect of prisoners has been a part of the American justice system for decades, and it is still alive and well.<p>Ferner cites a poll …

United States

Day Trading Strategies For Beginners

Day trading – the act of buying and selling a financial instrument within the same day, or even multiple times over the course of a day, taking …

Trading

7 Lessons Penny Stock Trading Has Taught Me About Life

I started trading penny stocks as a high school student, and since I recently turned 34, that means I've been an active trader for more than 15 years. And while nobody likes to admit to getting older, my recent birthday has left me reflecting on what I've accomplished and where I want to go from …

Trading

4 Penny Stock Trading Lessons from Billionaire Warren Buffett

<i>Image:</i> Flickr<p>Just in case you don't know who Warren Buffett is, he's currently the third-wealthiest person in the world, behind only Bill Gates and Carlos Slim Helu. He's been building his massive $67 billion fortune since his first acquisition of a textile company back in 1962, and since then, …

Investing

New Gold Bull Market Now Official; Breaking Point in Paper Gold?

-- Published: Monday, 7 March 2016 | Print | <b>Disqus</b><p>By Clint Siegner<p>Gold officially entered a bull market in last week’s trading with prices gaining …

Stock Markets

U.S. small caps defy stock naysayers with bullish momentum

From tepid volume to an earnings recession, there's been no shortage of reasons for investors to question the rebound that's restored $1.7-trillion (U.S.) to U.S. stocks after a January sell-off. Yet, there's no denying the bullish signal emanating from one corner of the market.<p>The Russell 2000 …

Stock Markets