30.05.2017

Leseklick: Warum der Krieg gegen die Drogen nur zum Teil die hohe Inhaftierungsrate in den USA erklärt


“In reality, only about 16 percent of state prisoners are serving time on drug charges — and very few of them, perhaps only around 5 or 6 percent of that group, are both low level and nonviolent,” [criminal justice expert John Pfaff] writes [in his new book]. “At the same time, more than half of all people in state prisons have been convicted of a violent crime.”