Thursday June 24, 2021

Why are millions of Americans locked up?

CNNAs we’ve locked up more and more people, sentences have gotten harsher. Misguided three-strikes laws have had the perverse result of sending people to prison for the rest of their lives for petty crimes like stealing a set of golf clubs. We are the only nation in the world that sentences children as young as 13 to die in prison. And we continue to have a death penalty that not only costs billions, but also produces unfair and unreliable results.

Posted by at March 11, 2012
Filed in category: Crime, Interesting, Law,

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