Some reading for the weekend:
- Are men’s prisons more burdensome to their surroundings than women’s? That’s what some California residents are wondering: California’s realignment plan is expected to eliminate the need for one of its three women’s prisons, so the Chowchilla women’s prison may be converted to a men’s facility.
- Those who commit the most serious crimes are least likely to recidivate, and other surprising findings.
- Turns out the 2010 decline in the nationwide prison population was smaller than it first appeared.
- Arjun Sethi proposes “Four ways to relieve overcrowded prisons.”
- Yet another new warden at San Quentin — it’s had seven since 2004.