Posted By Law Offices of Robert M. Bernstein
The United States has the highest prison population in the world – more than 2 million people are incarcerated. The rate of those imprisoned in the U.S. is 724 out every 100,000 people. However, the number of incarcerated people does not reflect the overall demographic profile of the U.S. The rate of incarceration is substantially higher in African American and Latino communities. To fully ...