“As the American criminal justice system demonstrates daily, incapacitation simply does not work. A person who innately lacks the ability to follow social mores is more likely to come out of prison worse for the wear.
Incapacitation takes someone who is, for whatever reason, unable to subscribe to society’s social norms and puts them in an even more abnormal environment so that when they return to society, they do so with less social and employment skills than they came in with. Although most facilities do offer some form of treatment while inmates are incarcerated, it is usually quite sub par.”
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