American Journal of Criminal Justice

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 95–102 | Cite as

Prison overcrowding: The experience in Tennessee

  • Stanton P. Fjeld
  • Roger D. Thompson


Prison Population Prison Sentence Court Order Correction Officer Prison System 
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  • Stanton P. Fjeld
  • Roger D. Thompson

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