Can Asking Better Questions Reduce America’s Prison Population?

“In 1988, when the programme was created, American cities faced soaring crime rates. Today the problem is that too many people are expensively locked up. A new report from the Brennan Centre for Justice, a law and public-policy institute in New York, suggests that the JAG programme may be partly to blame for this.”

"In 1988, when the programme was created, American cities faced soaring crime rates. Today the problem is that too many people are expensively locked up. A new report from the Brennan Centre for Justice, a law and public-policy institute in New York, suggests that the JAG programme may be partly to blame for this." (source: The Economist)