CrimProf Blog

Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, May 23, 2024

"Mass Incarceration Trends"

From The Sentencing Project, via NACDL's news update:

The social, moral, and fiscal costs associated with the large-scale, decades-long investment in mass imprisonment cannot be justified by any evidence of its effectiveness. Misguided changes in sentencing law and policy –not crime– account for the majority of the increase in correctional supervision.

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