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The U.S. ranks 132nd in pre-trial detainees

10 September 2010 Leave a comment

According to the International Centre for Prison Studies, 20.8% of all prisoners in the U.S. have not stood trial, which makes the United States rank one-hundred and thirty-second out of one-hundred and ninety-six countries ranked in that category. Liberia ranks first, with 97.3% of all prisoners detained without trial.