Comments on:

With crime down, the nation moves to ease get-tough policies

Back to the article » By |
Americans change their minds on some issues. One of them is crime and punishment. It's an interesting issue because, while it's sometimes a subject of discussion in national politics, it's handled largely in a decentralized way, by state legislatures and governors, by county prosecutors (usually elected, and often prominent figures in their communities) and by local government law enforcement....

To learn more about commenting on and our community guidelines, please see our comments FAQ.