TITLE

What Would Proposed Reforms Mean for Federal, State and Local Corrections?

PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Corrections Managers' Report;Dec/Jan2014, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author Jeffrey Sedgwick examines the issues raised by tithe report by the American think tank Urban Institute on reducing the Federal prison population. It states that the reform proposals that emphasize rehabilitation, prevention, and intervention programs as alternatives to incarceration are ineffectiveness. It states that to Sedgwick the strategy to release more elderly and terminally ill inmates early for cutting the federal prison population seems most promising.
ACCESSION #
93649253

 

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