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In the US today almost 6.5 million people, about one of every thirty-two are either incarcerated or on probation or parole. Explain why you believe this is... Please provide at least two articles that support your answer

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Should state judiciaries be representative of the general population in terms of gender and ethnicity? Why/why not...please find two sources to back up your argument

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Incarceration is a matter of socio economics in today's society. When you have a substantial amount of money you can avoid incarceration. Whereas the length of time a convicted citizen serves has become a matter of race.

Celebrities and other wealthy individuals commit crimes, get arrested, are convicted but are able to hire influential lawyers that argue for reduced sentences or rediculously short sentences:

Khloe Kardashian: was sentenced to 30 days in jail on a DUI and served three days
Paris Hilton: avoids jail time after having posession of cocain in 2010/ "complete a drug abuse program, pay a $2,000 fine and serve 200 hours of community service as part of the plea agreement" (http://abcnews.go.com/)
Tommy Lee: was not held responsible for a child drowing at his house in 2001: paid no damages to the family

whereas when African ...

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