Monday, September 29, 2008

Stop Revolving-Door Justice

By Jason Newman, Progressive Policy Institute, from PolicyFile

Faced with overcrowded prisons and the highest incarceration rate in U.S. history, officials are struggling to cope with the rising number of prisoners released back into society -- too often to commit new crimes. More and more Americans are being caught in the cycle of this 'revolving-door justice.' This paper tackles this problem at its source and promotes a systemic change in the correctional system.

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Possibly of interest, considering the current election campaign and Harper's preference for "tough-on-crime" policies.

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