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Unpublished Paper
Learning from Our Mistakes: Practical Solutions for Reducing the Rate of Incarceration in Louisiana
ExpressO (2013)
  • Kara Larson
Abstract

This article examines the causes of the high rate of incarceration in Louisiana and focuses on the societal and economic effects of such a rate. It then analyzes recent steps taken by the Louisiana legislature to address the rate of incarceration. Finally, the article concludes by offering suggestions to reduce the rate further while combating recidivism.

Keywords
  • Louisiana,
  • incarceration,
  • jail
Publication Date
July 24, 2013
Citation Information
Kara Larson. "Learning from Our Mistakes: Practical Solutions for Reducing the Rate of Incarceration in Louisiana" ExpressO (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kara_larson/1/