Author Archives: Josiah D. Rich

Correctional Health Is Community Health

This article is in Incarceration, Fall 2015

Drawing from these recommendations to improve health care in prisons and jails can yield far-reaching benefits for inmates, their home communities, and the nation. The recent and dramatic expansion of the criminal justice system in the United States has been described by legal scholars as hyperincarceration, or “mass incarceration.” Much of the increase in the […]