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for North Carolina Insight Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1987
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Two recent lawsuits brought by prison inmates represent the most severe threat of federal intervention into the state prison system in the history of North Carolina. The federal government could usurp the state's power if the cases aren't resolved expeditiously and satisfactorily.
Betts provides a history of prisons in North Carolina and discusses demographics and overcrowding.
The state government funds three major community-based programs for adult criminal offenders: community penalties, intensive probation and parole, and community service. Each program went through a distinct evolution and faces different prospects for the future.
Two new Supreme Court members and a new chief justice, added to the current members, give the North Carolina Supreme Court a new look.
Aaron Johnson is North Carolina's Secretary of Correction.