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Law & Order Series: Part II - Reducing Recidivism

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Law & Order Series: Part II - Reducing Recidivism

Law & Order Series: Part II - Reducing Recidivism

Law & Order Series: Part II - Reducing Recidivism

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The United States has more people in prison than any other country, and more than two thirds of them will probably return after they are released. Join host Neal Conan and guests for a discussion of how prisons can prevent recidivism, and who is accountable when ex-cons re-offend.

Guests:

Alex Holsinger
*Assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology at the University of Missouri, Kansas City

Jack Cowley
*was an Oklahoma prison warden for 20 years (1976 - 1996)
*proponent of idea of holding wardens accountable for recidivism rates