Thursday, February 28, 2008

1 in 100 Adults behind bars

Using Department of Justice statistics, the Pew Center on the States determined that 1 in 100 adults in the United States is in prison. You can view the report "One in 100: Behind the Bars in America 2008" or go to the Bureau of Justice Statistics web site to view the raw data.

Want to read up on the report? Check out the New York Times article "1 in 100 U.S. Adults Behind Bars, New Study Says."

Interested in additional justice information? Check out the library's guides.

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