A Call To Tamp Down Rhetoric On Crime And Back Approaches That Work

The increase in homicides in many big U.S. cities appears real, but there is no broader national crime wave, says Thomas Abt of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Abt’s hunch is that the problem stems from “a criminological phenomenon called legal cynicism.” Writing for The Marshall Project, Abt says studies have found that, “When
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