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Transforming California's Prisons into Expensive Old Age Homes for Felons: Enormous Hidden Costs and Consequences for California's Taxpayers

"Given that elderly offenders are so much less likely to commit new offenses coupled with, the high costs of keeping them imprisoned, this report calls into question previous cost estimates and "crime savings" predictions of California's "3 Strikes" law."

Transforming California's Prisons into Expensive Old Age Homes for Felons: Enormous Hidden Costs and Consequences for California's Taxpayers

Keywords: fiscal policy, overcrowding, prisons, research brief, three strikes

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