Friday, August 24, 2012

Brutal Prisons make Inmates more Brutal

New studies support what most criminologists have said for decades, that inmates who serve their time in pleasant, safe prisons with plenty of educational opportunities are less likely to commit new crimes than those who serve in rough, dangerous prisons.

What helps criminals go straight is not fear of tough prisons, but a glimpse of a better life and help in getting there.

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