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Truth in Truth in Sentencing Redux - PBO report on costs now online!

And ... gosh, it's really thorough -- so very thorough, in fact, that I haven't actually managed to read the whole thing, although it would appear that the projected tab is closer to $6 billion than the rumoured ten. Hurray! We've already saved $4 billion and we haven't even started paying for it yet! 

Anyway, I'm going to trek through the intimidatingly math-heavy details and post my thoughts, but in the meantime, here's the full report in convenient Scribdified format. Feel free to dive in and share your thoughts in the comments! The Funding Requirement and Impact of the "Truth in Sentencing Act" on the Correctional System in Canada (J...

Tags: blackberry jungle, cheaper by the dozen (prison cells that is), pbowatch, truth in sentencing

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