Research Shows That Time In Prison Does Not Successfully “Rehabilitate” Most Inmates

Research Shows That Time In Prison Does Not Successfully “Rehabilitate” Most Inmates The basic idea of rehabilitation through imprisonment is that a person who has been incarcerated will never want to be sent back to prison after they have been set free. It is hoped that an inmate’s experiences while locked up will leave such a lasting impression that a former prisoner will do whatever it takes to avoid a second term. Unfortunately, research has consistently shown that time spent in prison does not successfully rehabilitate most inmates, and the…

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