Why were NC State prisons allowed to release so many prisoners from 1991-1995
The North Carolina (NC) State prisons released many prisoners from 1991-1995 due to the law which was projected to save some money. The law was to reroute offenders from prison to probation as political showmanship masquerade. Read more from http://justicereinvestment.org/states/north_carolina/media-nc.
money, or lack thereof.