How Much Does It Cost to Keep a Criminal?
How Expensive is justice?
Pretty darn costly. But depending on your point of view, the costs of keeping criminals behind bars or executing them might be worth it.
This is an interesting article on the Caging of America that we recommend:
New York Times Article
A Critic at Large
The Caging of America
Why do we lock up so many people?
by Adam Gopnic
January 30, 2012