The Pros And Cons Of America's Prisons
America 's prisons have been known as a school to educate prisoners for them to be better citizens and learn from their mistakes. “It stands to reason: Take a group of people, strip them of possessions and privacy, expose them to constant threats of violence, overcrowd their cell- block, deprive them of meaningful work, and the result is an embittered underclass more intent on getting even with society than contributing to it” (Redburn).
Prisons can make non-violent criminals into actual violent criminals. For example, they take the nonviolent offender and make him a hardened killer. America sooner or later has to realize that what …show more content…
According to Simpson, “Once a criminal, always a criminal.” In her finding she has found many solutions to this ordeal. On finding ways to satisfy the citizens and the prisoner, but to an extent. Prisoners are sometimes misjudged, and given the plea of guilty, even though they haven 't committed the crime. Though Simpson belives what she said to not be negative, but negative towards the prison system. That they are misjudged as criminals, but when placed into an actual prison, they leave as an actual one.
“Javitze thinks that the “real punishment is many Americans believe in our current prison system, and also believe that it is an effective form of punishment for the criminal. That those who think like that don 't want to see change, either because they are afraid of it or won 't accept it.” Which is a reason why a lot of people prefer to have these people locked up than for them to be