The Explosion in Criminal Penalties

March 10, 2014

The dramatic rise in criminal penalties at both the state and federal level is cause for concern. Marc Levin of the Texas Public Policy Foundation argues that many petty crimes, though rightfully illegal, shouldn’t carry jail time. Restitution, he argues, is often a more appropriate penalty.

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