Chip Markel

Crime
8:16 am
Tue April 3, 2012

Officials Consider Closing Illinois Super Max Prison

bbc.co.uk

The Illinois Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability met yesterday to hear testimony on the closure of the Tamms Correctional Center in far southern Illinois. While locals championed the facility’s benefits …human rights groups and inmates’ families urged the state to shutter its only Super Max prison.

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