Cells at Lorton Reformatory, the prison used by the District of Columbia until 2001.

Cells at Lorton Reformatory, the prison used by the District of Columbia until 2001.

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Are Prison Terms Too Long For Serious Crimes?

While some states have reduced sentences for nonviolent crimes, prison terms for the most serious ones have been getting longer. But does this trend bode well for public safety or the human rights of the incarcerated?

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