To begin to search successfully you must use a variety of words that relate to your topic
The launching point for your research this quarter is The US corrections or prison system. This topic is huge!
Find a focus for your research.
poor people, White people, African American people, people of color, youth, gang members, judges, prosecutors, police, corrections officers, communities, etc.
corrections, prison, state prison, juvenile detention, restorative justice, jails, halfway houses, parole, probation, sentencing disparity, racism, poverty, war on drugs, mass incarceration, etc.
justice, equity, rehabilitation, punishment, recidivism, treatment, etc.
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