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Prisoner's Rights and Prison Overcrowding

1. What are your opinions about prisoners' rights? Should they have any? If so, what kinds? If not, why?

2. Discuss the consequences that arise from prison overcrowding, and also some of the explanations given for the problem. Do you agree or disagree with them?

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1. Prisoner's rights should definitely be limited. This is because they have broken laws and as their debt to society, they have agreed to give up their freedom's or the right's that the state provides (Locke). Overall, they should not have any of the comfort or recreational rights everyone else does and should do their time with only the basic rights that are natural and not given by the state. These rights would include the right to upkeep their hygeine, getting enough exercise for health reasons, getting medications needed to treat certain curable ...