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A new tool for fighting crime: Get serious about probation

By Andrew Marantz
March 21, 2010

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How do you force criminals to change their behavior? Over the last 35 years, the US criminal justice system has been spectacularly bad at answering this question. America is the most punitive nation in the world, with 2.4 million of its citizens behind bars and another 5.1 million on probation or parole. Yet according to the latest national statistics, two-thirds ... (Full article: 1614 words)

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