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San Quentin Prison Was Free of the Virus. One Decision Fueled an Outbreak.

The virus arrived in San Quentin after busloads of prisoners were transferred from another facility where infections were rising. What happened is a warning for the nation’s prisons, experts say.

The full article can be found here:  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/30/us/san-quentin-prison-coronavirus.html

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Re-thinking the Purpose of the Criminal Justice System: Rehabilitation

In the first part of this article series, we looked at retribution as a petty and unproductive aim for the criminal justice and penal system in the United States. In the second part, we looked at rehabilitation as a more enlightened aim for offenders. But we also talked about how sentencing prisoners to death or life in prison can’t be squared with a rehabilitation philosophy.