PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Distributed September 9, 2016)
[Brown University] – An outcome-based approach could be more effective than the current criminal-justice system, which punishes all like crimes equally. In "What If America Approached Crime Like Treating a Disease?
" in The Atlantic
, Professor of Social Sciences Glenn Loury
, who participated in a panel on the subject at the Aspen Ideas Festival, notes there are self-interested behaviors in a variety of forms in the current system, impeding efforts to pursue a new system.