Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Medical Parole For A Select Few Could Serve As Key Compromise In Prison Reform

The most recent article at my CAIVN column:

The Sacramento Bee reports: "An aide in Kelso's office said that, conservatively, the prison system could save $213 million over five years by paroling just 32 inmates identified as severely incapacitated." This would cut costs, Kelso argues, while keeping Californians safe, because it restricts medical parole to prisoners who do not pose any danger to the public because they are physically incapable of committing another crime.

Read the whole article here.