No, Longer Prison Sentences do not Reduce Crime

In Rights by poladmin

On September 16, 2022 over 70 criminologists, social scientists, legal experts and civil society organizations released a letter responding to a recent article on “prolific offenders”, dismissing it as factually inaccurate and misleading. The text of the open letter, co-authored by Nicole Myers and Abby Deshman, is below. Many thanks to those who provided comments and edits on early drafts. If you would like to add your name to the letter please email
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