A Rule of Law Problem

At CPAC, Marc Levin was interviewed by James Poulos for PJTV.  Levin and Poulos had a wide-ranging conversation in which Poulos expressed his view that the problems in the corrections system are largely a “rule of law” problem.  Punishment should be swift, certain, and proportional to the level of the underlying offense, but when punishments become disproportionate (e.g., prison sentences for shoplifting or writing hot checks), and society ignores the disproportionate punishments, then the rule of law is also being disregarded.  Watch the full interview here.



A Discussion about Right On Crime with Ed Morrisey of Hot Air

Right on Crime | February 15, 2011
In this discussion, Ed Morrisey asks several thoughtful questions about the Right On Crime campaign, and he touches on prison reform, overcriminalization, substance abuse, and much more. Perhaps most…
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