Blog/Opinion: Making prison worse doesn’t reduce crime. It increases it.

I have certainly seen the studies that have found that harsher prison conditions negatively impact recidivism, and I use them when discussing prisons with people who would like all prisons to be run by Sheriff Arpaio.  However, I can also think of other ways for Norway to spend its money than on a three room suite for a mass murderer.  There’s a balance somewhere in the middle.

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