Essays Tagged: "inmates"

The Shawhsank Redemption

e movie which involves many different personalities and underlying themes. The personalities of the inmates are very interesting and when they are combined they create a very fascinating plot which lo ... it other crimes (inside and outside of the prison). But in all reality, the prison was home for the inmates and they made it into what it was. The demeanor of the characters creates a very unique atmo ...

(6 pages) 249 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Forms of Imprisonment. This deals with the mind of criminals and how they phsyically are in a prison but also how normal indivduals with mental disorder are in a state of imprisonment.

of ImprisonmentWhen we speak of a prison and incarceration, the first thought that comes to mind is inmates held in a prison system with the effort to protect society from guilty criminals. The word p ... an individual may be confined to an unstable mental state. This may often be the fact with many of inmates in prisons. When an individual is taken from their normal life and placed in a facility with ...

(3 pages) 188 5 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Determining a Well-Rounded Film.

block. Part of being a prison officer on death row consists of being somewhat of a counselor to the inmates. Not all the officers under Tom Hanks like this method. Most of the officers like to keep th ... acular.A good movie has to be both sad and funny at moments. For example, after getting to know the inmates waiting to be electrocuted, it's hard to see them die. They obviously were placed on death r ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Capital Punishment, Injustice of Society. Argument supporting it

tomorrow.'(Frame 51) In addition, with the growing humanitarianism of modern society, the number of inmates actually put to death is substantially lower than 50 years ago. This decline creates a situa ... ted.A vast misconception concerning the death penalty is that it saves society the costs of keeping inmates imprisoned for long periods. In the act of preserving due process of justice, the court appe ...

(6 pages) 182 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Issues in the Correctional Systems of the United States.

ely half of their sentence are being released because the state facility needs their beds for other inmates. The second issue that I will discuss is prisoners and drugs; including, drug addicted priso ... tween 1985 and 1998. These factors include a 12.3 average annual increase in the number of Hispanic inmates, a 91% rise in admissions, a decline in the annual release rates, and a sharp rise in violen ...

(7 pages) 369 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

1971 Attica Prison Riots

s to retake D yard. It was a four day siege, the incident cost the lives of 11 prison guards and 32 inmates. The stand off ended after the state troopers stormed the prison on September 13,1971. Eight ... ed for criminals to get rights they would never have. In January 1000 the state and the lawyers for inmates who were in D Yard on September 13, 1971 had reached a $12 million settlement.The resolution ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This is a brief summary of some of the horrid occurrences provoked by the Nazis.

n whether you were a man or woman. In the beginning, the young and healthy were used for labor. The inmates were not known by their names but by numbers and colors.The Nazi camps started to change. Th ...

(1 pages) 47 2 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Ending the Death Penalty Basic Argument Essay in favor of ending the death penalty.

heard three times. This is a very expensive practice. Why spend the tax payer's money to keep these inmates in jail for so long? Tax payer's money should go to better society, not to accommodate the p ...

(2 pages) 243 0 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Kentucky Adult Corrections: Inmates with Mental Health Issues and the Facilities

Kentucky Adult Corrections: Inmates with Mental Health Issues and the FacilitiesThe mission of the Kentucky Department of Correc ... son, Fayette, and Kenton counties*61% while, 38% black, 1% otherKentucky Inmate Program:*80% of all inmates are eligible to perform work in prison or community**Approximately 5,000 inmates are enrolle ... 0 inmates are enrolled in educational programs; ABE, GED, vocational and college.*Approximately 120 inmates work 6, 194 acre farm program*Approximately 750 inmates work in industry operations*98 males ...

(16 pages) 260 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Elie Wiesel's novel "Night" through the critical lens of Coleridge's poem "The Dungeon".

gesting instead alternative ways that he believes would hasten the desired affect of rehabilitating inmates, methods such as exposing them to the "soft influences" of nature. In Coleridge's firmly pla ... to survive. This preoccupation with survival leads to people doing hideously cruel things to other inmates. Near the end of the book, after the Jews of Buna are evacuated and arrive at a new concentr ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why the prison camps during the American Civil war were so terrible.

ville, Virginia; Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia and Andersonville, Georgia. Conditions where many inmates died would send chills down the spine of anyone in this day and age. The camps ended up so c ... . Some people died of diseases through poor sanitation, the grounds were dirty, barely cleaned, the inmates lived in their own muck.The Andersonville prison in Georgia was built in 1864 . The original ...

(4 pages) 52 0 2.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Capital punishment needs to be abolished for it is manifestly unjust and there is disparity in sentencing.

ant factor of determining who will be sentenced to death and who will have lesser punishment. Black inmates are more likely to be executed than white inmates. According to the NAACP's Legal Defense an ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Holocaust, concentration camps, persecution of jews, Westerbork, Auschwaitz, Bergen-Belson.

ove all by fear; and every Monday evening a list of the week's 1,020 deportees was announced to the inmates in their sealed barracks. The next morning trains carried them to the Auschwitz or Sobibor d ...

(2 pages) 65 3 3.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Should curfews be lifted in college hostels?

!!!" "Yes, do away with the curfew...please?" And I am very sure that a legion of my fellow hostel 'inmates' will plead the same. It would be wonderful to go out shopping till the cows come home or go ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Native Incarceration in Canada.

arceration, but the Prairie provinces all have the highest numbers. In Manitoba the total number of inmates is 1,393. The number of Native inmates is 822. This becomes a 59% rate in the jails. In Sask ... of Native inmates is 822. This becomes a 59% rate in the jails. In Saskatchewan the total number of inmates is 3,850. The number of Native inmates is 2,926. This becomes a 76% rate in the jails. In Al ...

(11 pages) 108 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Prison: Punishment or Rehabilitation?

ison working well? Is the prison pleasant for the inmate, should it be pleasant for the inmate. Are inmates being educated in the ways of society or the ways of crime? Is prison "a walk in the park" o ...

(1 pages) 145 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

SUBJECT: This a review of "New Jack - Guarding Sing Sing" by Ted Conover

hing that was taught could be disregarded. Correctional officers were not just there to "guard" the inmates and enforce regulations. He soon discovered that instinct and past experiences were the best ... ncounter and that the line between right and wrong actions was often very gray. Conover stated that inmates advised him on more than one occasion, "You're going to learn, CO, that some things they tau ...

(4 pages) 120 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Capital Punishment: Cruel and Unusual?

nd other statistical information nationwide regarding means of execution and death toll.In 2002, 71 inmates were executed in various states with in the U.S. 70 of the executions were carried out by le ...

(6 pages) 176 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Prisons, do they work?

ison category and prison sentence they serve.As a result of going to prison I believe that a lot of inmates return to society and re-offend again due to many reasons. One of those reasons is that some ... has a nick name called "Boot camp", this has American characteristics that disciplines and educated inmates and the re-offending rate is less then half that of Feltham.Prisons "may well be an obstacle ...

(2 pages) 136 4 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Criminal Justice , incarceration, This paper is about the prison systems today and how they came to be.

ecurely house people who have been convicted of crimes. These such people are known as prisoners or inmates and are kept in an ongoing custody for a certain amount of time. The type of crime decides t ... arden, made each double cell into solitary cells. Thinking this would help in the rehabilitation of inmates. (Kosof, 1995, pp.22). Prisoners wore different uniforms to set them apart from one another. ...

(8 pages) 356 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays