New Research Shows How the Prison-Poverty Cycle Creates ‘Toxic Persons’ Condemned to Failure

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California’s failed prison system – states like California now spend more on locking people up than on funding higher education.

Forty years after the United States began its experimentation with mass incarceration policies, the country is increasingly divided economically. In new research published in the review Daedalus, a group of leading criminologists coordinated by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences  argued that much of that growing inequality, which Slate‘s Timothy Noah has chronicled, is linked to the increasingly widespread use of prisons and jails.

 

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IC-CRIME: Video Game Technology To Help Forensic Scientists Solve Crimes

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North Carolina State University’s IC-CRIME’s laser scanner technology

In hit TV crime drama show ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, and its two spin-offs, the criminologists use the latest technology to solve grisly murders and other crimes.

 

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