A Real, Honest-to-God, Bipartisan Issue! 5/2/16

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21697826-how-cost-benefit-analysis-might-save-americas-criminal-justice-system-when-economists-turn

It seems that prison reform, especially reduction of incarcerations, is widely agreed to be a worthy goal.

In passing, we read here that prison costs Americans $80B annually, that 1/5th of the world’s prison population is in the USA, and 70M Americans have criminal records.

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