11 Oct 2021

Incarceration of Women

On behalf of Jasti & Khandhar   |   Firm News

From 2008 to 2020, the number of women imprisoned for violent crimes increased by 2 percent, but the number serving life sentences increased by 19 percent. More research is necessary to understand these incomprehensible trends, but what is clear is the current system is failing women.

Source: https://19thnews.org/2021/10/more-women-are-serving-life-sentences-why/