America: All locked up

Cannon, Carl M.
August 1998
National Journal;8/15/98, Vol. 30 Issue 33, p1906
Criticizes the fairness of incarceration law in the United States. Positive effect of lengthy incarceration sentence on crime rates; Social implications of the national imprisonment policy; Evaluation on the effectiveness of increased incarceration punishment as a crime deterrent. INSETS: Punishment, not rehabilitation;A mea culpa for mandatory minimums.


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