TITLE

America: All locked up

AUTHOR(S)
Cannon, Carl M.
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
National Journal;8/15/98, Vol. 30 Issue 33, p1906
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
992458

 

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