Lock ‘em up and throw away the key! That’s the standard approach to criminal justice in this country. Opinions about prisoner treatment tend to vary wildly between detached disgust and soapbox straddling outrage. Is prison life a little slice of hell right here on Earth, as it’s usually depicted, or is it more like those “country club prisons” that residents of some states complain about?
The people behind this handy infographic decided to look into it to find out.