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Are Harsh Sentencing Laws Driving Up Homicide Rates?

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Tags Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. Economy

02/08/2016Justin Murray

The United States is notable for incarcerating a very large portion of its population compared to other countries. Surprisingly, this may increase homicide rates and lead to enclaves of ex-cons which would help explain why so many homicide victims have criminal records, writes Justin Murray.

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