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Prison Overcrowding

Philadelphia Aims To Reduce Prison Population In Next Three YearsPhiladelphia wants to reduce its prison population by 34 percent over a three-year period.
Lawsuit Rekindled Over Philadelphia Prison CrowdingCivil rights attorney David Rudovsky says Philadelphia's prison population has jumped by more than 2,000 in the past year and a half.
Pennsylvania Lawmaker Pushes For Prison Alternatives For Nonviolent OffendersPennsylvania could save millions on prison costs if the state made better use of alternative sentences for nonviolent offenders, according to state auditor general Jack Wagner.

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