Between Prison and Probation: Intermediate Punishments in a Rational Sentencing System

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Across the country prisons are jammed to capacity, and in extreme cases, barges and mobile homes are used to stem the overflow. Probation officers in some cities have caseloads of 200 and more--hardly a manageable number of offenders to track and supervise. And with about one million people in prison and jail, and two and a half million on probation, it is clear we are experiencing a crisis in our penal system. In Between Prison and Probation, Norval Morris and Michael Tonry, two of the nation's leading criminologists, ...

Between Prison and Probation: Intermediate Punishments in a Rational Sentencing System 1990, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195061086

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