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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

"An (overly?) optimistic account of how GPS technology could "solve" mass incarceration"

Doug Berman has this post at Sentencing Law & Policy:

This recent article from Vox, headlined "Prisons are terrible, and there’s finally a way to get rid of them," praises and promotes efforts to use GPS tracking to reduce US reliance on incarceration. The article strikes me as a bit too optimistic, but it does assembled some research that may justify such optimism.

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