california corrections


Thu February 2, 2012
Cops & Courts

Imprisoned for Life: The case for rehabilitation

Under CC license from Johannes H. Jensen.

Yesterday, we heard how politics have shaped California’s prison system, and about the push and pull between rehabilitation and punishment. “At the end of the day, corrections was about the bumping of heads of those people that think prison should be for punishment and those people that think that prison should be for rehabilitation,” says JB Wells, who spent almost three decades stuck between the two ideologies.

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