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Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment

Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment

by Robert A. Ferguson

Editeur : Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674728684
Broché: 352
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Taille du fichier: 9 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2020-09-25
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America's criminal justice system is broken. The United States punishes at a higher per capita rate than any other country in the world. In the last twenty years, incarceration rates have risen 500 percent. Sentences are harsh, prisons are overcrowded, life inside is dangerous, and rehabilitation programs are ineffective. Police and prosecutors operate in the dark shadows of the legal process--sometimes resigning themselves to the status quo, sometimes turning a profit from it. The courts define punishment as ...