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Yes, The Death Penalty is a Deterrent (in Prison)By Chris Leo, Retired NYS Correction Supervisor
The recent vote in California’s Proposition 34 has rekindled the debate between life without the possibility of parole or the death penalty for violent killers. If the true idea is to mete out punishment equal to the crime and save money, then a swift carrying out of the death sentence would accomplish both. The most recent covert approach is to shift the argument away from the moral issue and onto the fiscal cost. In this argument, the cost proponents leave out a few things: The excessive delay in carrying out punishment has created a false positive that the death penalty is not a deterrent and they forgot about the correction officers who work inside the prisons. ... full story
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Institutional Library Development Senior Consultant - Colorado Department of Education - Colorado
Are you a librarian dedicated to serving people whom others might prefer to forget? Do you have a flair for reconciling competing organizational values between libraries and non-library agencies? Are you interested in joining a team with an award-winning past that is rebuilding, rethinking its service model, and refusing to place limits on its future? Do you dream of traveling the beautiful state of Colorado to train and coach library staff to provide exceptional correctional library services?
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"It's better to burn out than to fade away."