California: the ‘Mississippi of Mass Incarceration?’

California is the state of sunshine, movie stars— and Supermax prisons. Its huge incarcerated population –over 100,000 inmates-is one of the reasons the U.S. is the world largest jailer, says legal scholar and Berkeley Law Professor Jonathan Simon in a new book, Mass Incarceration on …

Source: www.thecrimereport.org

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