C-SPAN Washington Journal, "America by the Numbers: U.S. Prison Population" with Michael Jacobson and James Lynch

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Michael Jacobson
May 4 2012

Vera Director Michael Jacobson and James Lynch, director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, appear on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss trends in correctional populations in state and federal prisons. The conversation includes the size, growth, and demographics of correctional populations, as well as the costs of incarceration in the U.S.