Does prison rehabilitate criminals? Does it deter them from reoffending? Possibly neither suggests new study. Criminals, convicted because their judge was tougher, are not less likely to commit crimes afterwards. ht
“imprisonment is an ineffective long-term intervention for violence prevention, as it has, on balance, no rehabilitative or deterrent effects after release.” (n = 111,110)
natural experiment based on random assignment of judges to criminal cases..imprisonment (versus probation) is an ineffective long-term intervention for violence prevention, as it has, on balance, no rehabilitative or deterrent effects after release
RT : natural experiment with random assignment of judges to criminal cases. imprisonment (vs probation) is an ineffective long-term intervention for violence prevention; on balance, it has no rehabilitative or deterrent effects after release
Researchers found that for individuals on the current policy margin between prison & probation, imprisonment is an ineffective long-term intervention for violence prevention, as it has, on balance, no rehabilitative or deterrent effects after release.