Another Call for Prison Reform in the United States
Here is an excellent editorial from The Seattle Times on 8/15/2010 calling for prison reform:
Neal Peirce / Syndicated columnist
For hard-to-defend reasons, and at staggering fiscal cost, the United States incarcerates people at a rate five times Great Britain’s, nine times Germany’s, 12 times Japan’s, writes columnist Neal Peirce. It’s time to reform this nation’s prison system.