According to Cody Manson from The Sentencing Project, in the 1980’s privately ran prison began to make a comeback after President Nixon’s “War on Drugs” campaign (Mason, 2012). The prison system developed as massive overcrowding issues and thus reentered the private sector. In 1983 the Corrections Corporation of America, CCA, was established (Smith, 2012). They provided an intriguing “new” idea with hopes to solve the overcrowding problem. The CCA proposed a safer and cheaper method in housing inmates over governmentally ran felicities (Mason,
Economist Nakajima Makoto says that "younger households, lower-income households in each age group, and extremely wealthy households" suffered from "a larger loss than average" in income. This is because the value of housing and stocks declined sharply during the Great Recession. Younger households tend to have a greater proportion of their wealth in housing, while wealthy households tend to invest more heavily in stocks (Makoto 2013). The decrease in consumer demand led to decreased investment in businesses because the businesses were suffering from a lack of demand from consumers, leading to lower stock
Some issues hinder on each other and shall be resolved prior to creating better outcomes for other issues. Health care is a revolving door and takes impact on each of us in many ways, the most important factor and focus in the financial aspects and burdens that it creates, in which all of these issues have a high capacity impact on the U.S. healthcare system. One of the number one issues is analyzing the cost and funding of what all of this issues result in. Pertaining to the Millennium Development Goal the number one goals revolves around poverty and hunger. This has been an issue for as long as I can remember. The cost of living expenses resolves around the main agenda here. Every day, every year the cost of everything goes up, so making it harder for millions of people in every country to survive. One of the biggest obstacles here is the cost of Healthcare. One of the issues for an example with Omaba’s new health care reform act personally- My husband carries health care insurance for our two children and himself, carry my own healthcare insurance for myself through my employees as it makes financial since for us, but however if my husband would ever lose his job financial it would we have not income coming in anymore, as my employers premiums are well above what I make, there for it would make more since for myself to quit my job. We would do not qualify for Omaba care as my employer offers health care insurance. Therefore I don’t see how Omaba’s new health care reform act does not help everyone, but can put them in a more financial distress then
Currently, according to Harrison and Beck (2005), the federal prison system has been operating for a substantial amount of time with an overcrowding rate of about forty percent (As cited in Bosworth, 2010). Clearly, this number remains to be quite troublesome for many as it is often difficult to attribute what originally caused this pattern to begin. Both, the changes in the political climate and in American law during the 1980’s were the leading causes as to why, overcrowding, for example, continues to occur in our prison system today.
This report is on a movie called, “12 Angry Men.” The movie is about 12 men that are the jury for a case where a young man is being accused of killing his father. A major conflict that is very obvious is the disagreement on whether the young boy was guilty or innocent. After court when all of the men sat down to begin their discussion Courtney B. Vance (#1) Took charge and respectfully was now the leader. He asked what everyone’s votes were and all of the men except for Jack Lemmon (#8) voted the young man was guilty. Because Jack was the odd one that chose differently than the rest of the men, all of the other Jures, were defensive about the evidence just because they were all so confused. Courtney B. Vance took charge once again and calmly stated that everyone has their rights and lets have everyone explain the reasons why they thing the child is guilty or not guilty. Ossie Davis (#2) explained why he voted guilty. While explaining this he was very calm and wise. HE handled conflicts in the same way. Next was George C. Schott (#3) He also voted guilty. George was very st...
Things such as unique elements, other planets/stars, how stars work(Nuclear Fusion through helium and hydrogen), predicting possible futures for the earth's life span, and more. The list is almost infinite, we’d be a completely different society without these advancements, things such as the selfie, instagram, snapchat, the ability to store data microscopically, etc. A new world with a longer life span not looking to be absorbed by an expanding sun or a moving moon would aid our species in a longer
Have you ever wondered what’s the toughest jail in the United States is? Have you ever wondered if anybody has ever escaped it? Have you ever wondered how someone could escape it? Frank Morris was in the toughest jail in the U.S, and he has escaped it. The mystery of Frank Morris can be explored through his childhood, how he broke out, and theories on if he is still alive.Frank Morris had a sad childhood, as he was orphaned and was in and out of jail from a young age. Frank Morris’s mother died when he was very young. “From his infant years until his teens Morris was shuffled from one foster home to another.”(The Great Escape from Alcatraz - Page 1 ,2) . Frank committed his first crime at the age of 13. Frank got in a lot of trouble when he was in his childhood from in and out of jails from the age of 13 for robbery and offences.Frank Morris was a young guy who was by himself and that's what started him getting into jails and that eventually let to being incarcerated at Alcatraz. Frank Morris had a very high I.Q and found a plan to escape alcatraz.“The plan was extremely complex and involved the design and fabrication of ingenious lifelike dummies, water rafts, and life preservers, fashioned from over fifty rain coats that had been acquired from other inmates - some donated and some stolen. They would also require a variety of crudely made tools to dig with, and to construct the accessories necessary for the escape.”(The great escape from Alcatraz- page 1, 6). In May of 1962 they had dug through the 6 by 9 cell holes and were ready to take off. The Anglin Brothers had a cell right next to each other. Frank Morris was working with the Anglin brothers ( John and Clarence) were working with them along with Allen West.While the plan was in the process
Space exploration holds the key to new frontiers by unlocking the doorways to the expansion of human life to other planets and discovering new elements, particles, and life that may exist as well. Space exploration can further our understanding of the universe and the world that we live in. Continuing the global efforts of space exploration is imperative to the survival of the human race because due to the exponential growth of our population we will be in need of another planet that can sustain human life. Also, space exploration can be used to obtain more natural resources from other planets, asteroids, and moons. Another benefit to space exploration is the advancement in our technology is understanding of the universe. NASA has led to countless
The Judicial System back in the 1950’s was flawed because during that time laws were viewed differently. Adolescents were charged and trialed as adults. Justice had no mercy on the young, in some cases some were sentenced to the death penalty. In this play a sixteen year old boy was charged with manslaughter for “stabbing” his father in the chest with a switchblade. If the boy was convicted with being guilty he then would be immediately sent to the electric chair. In the beginning of the play eleven jurors vote not guilty while one voted guilty exemplifying the mob mentality at that time. The jurors were careless and uninterested of the case and just wanted to leave. Most of which were
Even before the jury sits to take an initial vote, the third man has found something to complain about. Describing “the way these lawyers can talk, and talk and talk, even when the case is as obvious as this” one was. Then, without discussing any of the facts presented in court, three immediately voiced his opinion that the boy is guilty. It is like this with juror number three quite often, jumping to conclusions without any kind of proof. When the idea that the murder weapon, a unique switchblade knife, is not the only one of its kind, three expresses “[that] it’s not possible!” Juror eight, on the other hand, is a man who takes a much more patient approach to the task of dictating which path the defendant's life takes. The actions of juror three are antagonistic to juror eight as he tries people to take time and look at the evidence. During any discussion, juror number three sided with those who shared his opinion and was put off by anyone who sided with “this golden-voiced little preacher over here,” juror eight. His superior attitude was an influence on his ability to admit when the jury’s argument was weak. Even when a fellow juror had provided a reasonable doubt for evidence to implicate the young defendant, three was the last one to let the argument go. Ironically, the play ends with a 180 turn from where it began; with juror three
Do you know what prison held the most infamous criminals in all of the United States, including Al Capone? That prison was Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Alcatraz has impacted society so much through the huge events that happened there and its opening and closing. Even Alcatraz’s time as a military prison before remodeling into the penitentiary we know today has impacted lives. High crime rates and the rising criminal population caused Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary to open, and it has impacted thousands of guards, inmates, and even tourists today.
Alcatraz closed in 1963. A new prison was going to be built on the mainland, in Marion Illinois (“Alcatraz History”). In 1962, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, James Bennett, wrote a statement to press, about the closure of Alcatraz. He quotes, “The magnitude of the amount has caused us to reevaluate, with great care, the role which Alcatraz plays in our prison system. We continue to believe that we need an institution of this kind for escape artists, the hostile, the aggressive inmates who cannot or will not adjust in other institutions, and for big-time racketeers, gangsters, and hoodlums. We believe also that a maximum security institution of this kind, having strict regime with minimum privileges, is a crime deterrent of importance” (“Alcatraz History”). Although alcatraz was an important piece in prisons in the 1930s through early ‘60s, there were many problems with the prison, that led it to be unsuccessful. The elements, the isolation, and the prisoners doomed Alcatraz for failure before it was in
They decided on Alcatraz to be the location of it and chose James A. Johnston to be the first warden. Johnston had the capability to be warden due to being in charge of Folsom Prison previously, but many found him as an interesting choice for the position. Alcatraz opened as federal prison in 1934 under the guidance of J. Edgar Hoover, the director of the FBI at the time. The first prisoner to be taken and imprisoned in Alcatraz, besides military prisoners, was Frank Bolt. He was there serving charges of sodomy, which happened during his time in the military. There was much opposition against Alcatraz becoming a federal prison. Many thought it was unsafe to have a prison so close to civilians, even though there was an ocean in between the island and San
Three men go down in history as the escapees of the “most notorious escapees” of the “inescapable” Alcatraz prison located on the San Francisco Bay, in California. On an island two miles away from the bay, with rushing currents no one had escaped successfully prior to Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin (also referred to as the Anglin Brothers). The prison staff reasoned that by being the only prison to offer hot water showers, inmates would be acclimated to hot water, therefore escapees could not tolerate the freezing waters of the bay, in turn they would be unsuccessful. However, this was proven otherwise by Frank Morris and the Anglin brothers, as they would dig through prison vents, build a boat, make decoys and swim to freedom.
Juror eight opened the minds of the others by telling them how the boy”had been kicked around his whole, life. You know living in a slum. His mother dead since he was nine. That’s not very good head start. He’s a tough, angry kid. You know why kids get that way? Because we knock them over their head once a day, every day. I think maybe we owe him a few words.” juror eight goes on to explain how this boy had a hard life and if he did commit this crime he might have done it with reason. Now a hard life did not constitute the boy to kill his father but it may have given him motive to kill his father. We know that he was charged with first degree murder. Simply because he had bought his pocket knife days before the murder. “But as we the jury have talked about it many people own the kind of pocket knife yesterday. Why yes one of our very own jurors happens to own the same knife.” Juror eight is able to prove to everyone that we should not to so quick to judge. As all the facts were placed on the table it showed how by further looking into and embracing new ideas of what could have happen the opend the case to have a birds eye view. To be able to see more than just a poor boy who killed his fathr for