By Jennifer Furio
The US retains increasing its prisons - regardless of the inability of any credible facts to teach that this punitive view of justice presents more secure groups and decreases crime. yet how is that this justice approach serving us?
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In the literature debating issues of punishment, books and scholarly articles alike, behind every theory justifying prisons and punishment and every theory cautioning to avoid excessive punishment lies the conundrum — what is just and what is not? The liberal arena fights for restoration and rehabilitation while law-and-order conservatives staunchly declare that deterrence is the only method that works. ” Thus, “If nothing else has been learned, we can now assess that external argument is not mending the criminal issues that plague our communities.
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