When Brute Force Fails

Jan 22, 2010

Crime may be down in Los Angeles, but punishment remains a significant state issue, compounded by Gov. Schwarzenegger’s recent urging to privatize prisons. Nationally, one in every hundred men in the U.S. is incarcerated—the highest number in our history and the highest percentage of any country in the world. What’s at the root of this problem and what are the most cost effective means of fixing it? Author Mark Kleiman joins Patt with his book “When Brute Force Fails.”

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