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The Big House

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Durham County is planning to build a $44 million dollar new jailhouse to open in 1993. This is in response to a lawsuit which ruled overcrowding in the current jail violated the civil rights of inmates. Opponents say the jail is too costly and improving the justice system would be wiser. Reducing bail and speeding up trial dates would save money for other priorities like education.
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 8 Issue 17, April 26 - May 2 1990, p11