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  •  last stats I saw, about 50% are drug related; (1+ / 0-)
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    dackmont

    add to that the 10% of innocent defendants imprisoned by Innocence Project's estimates and you start to get a better idea of our prison population.

    The final consideration is the number of criminally insane people who are imprisoned with no chance of treatment and there are opportunities to reduce our prison population, if we wished to  

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