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Why Are So Many Americans in Prison? - Race and the transformation of criminal justice Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 August 2007
Crime rates peaked in 1992 and have dropped sharply since. Even as crime rates fell, however, imprisonment rates remained high and continued their upward march. The result, the current American prison system, is a leviathan unmatched in human history.† Read more at BostonReview.com
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