Of course we know that the main purposes for the prisons in our US justice system are to deter offenders from committing more crimes and as the second approach to punish or obtain retribution from offenders who have committed serious crimes. A third approach is to encourage personal reform to those already imprisoned. A serious situation regarding the conditions of our US prisons and jails – many reports have been provided regarding the treatment of inmates; beatings, not allowing to bathe, some inmates literally starving themselves due to the state of the “food” provided. The structures of many are not is safe condition. Many of the prisons have an issue with poor planning for inmates for their activities and such.