random notes about the Center for Court Innovation from the desk of Greg Berman
Sunday, February 8, 2009
Lessons From America
Today's Guardian (UK) has an opinion piece entitled "Lessons in Law and Order," that describes what I think is still an under-reported story: that New York has achieved startling reductions in crime without swelling prisons. The op-ed grows out of a report from the Commission on English Prisons Today on their recent visit to the United States, which included a trip to visit the Red Hook Community Justice Center.