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Getting Lost In The Prison System

NPR | April 7, 2013 2:42 p.m.

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Laura Sullivan

Ten million people funnel in and out of our nation’s jails and prisons every year. And every year, some of them get lost. Recently there have been two high-profile cases of such inmates — one who got out years too early, and one who stayed years too long. Both cases had disastrous consequences, but there’s no easy fix to this problem. This story originally ran on Morning Edition on April 5.

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