The Economist Suggests Ways to Reduce Incarceration

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Between 2010 and 2015 the U.S. incarceration rate fell 8 percent. Far from leading to a surge in crime, this was accompanied by a 15 percent crime drop. The United States is an outlier, but plenty of countries fail to use prison intelligently, The Economist reports. There is ample evidence of what works, says the magazine . . .

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