Renewal of justice system

Mar 04, 2015, 11:20 AM

ABC Radio - Radio National - Late Night Live

While our current criminal justice system is determined to treat everyone 'equally', it does not take into account often enough the disadvantages that may have led the offender to commit the crime in the first place. Russell Marks argues that it is important to ask some fundamental questions about punishment if the reduction of crime and a safer community to live in are the goals of the system.