Saturday, March 10, 2012

Keeping mug shots private serves society, prisoners badly

"The 10th Circuit and the Tulsa World tussled over the value of making mug shots public — disclosing any physical abuse by authorities during an arrest, tracking racial trends in arrests, and critiquing the performance of a police agency. The newspaper lost.
But what is unassailable — and absent from this dispute — is the basic benefit both to society and the individual of providing proof that a person is being held by the government."

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