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Some Judges Prefer Public Shaming To Prison

Aug 24, 2013 (Weekend Edition Saturday) — U.S. prisons are costly and overcrowded. Are punishments like shoveling manure or standing on a busy street corner wearing a sign advertising your crime reasonable alternatives? Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University Law School, and Peter Moskos, a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, join NPR's Scott Simon to discuss the pros and cons of public shaming.

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