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By Michael E. Telzrow

In 1897, the Wisconsin nation legislature authorized the construction of the Wisconsin nation detention center on a 200-acre web site among eco-friendly Bay and De Pere. It used to be born in the course of a interval of profound switch while liberal reformers started to query the conventional punitive technique hired in American prisons. the end result was once a shift from a punishment-based approach to 1 that favourite revolutionary rehabilitation in the framework of the conventional criminal version. Elmira, manhattan, can have served because the detention center version, yet no different kingdom embraced the belief extra absolutely than Wisconsin. For greater than 50 years, the Wisconsin nation penal complex remained devoted to the reform challenge, adapting to alterations while important yet consistently keeping a powerful hyperlink to its past.

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By Michael E. Telzrow

In 1897, the Wisconsin nation legislature authorized the construction of the Wisconsin nation detention center on a 200-acre web site among eco-friendly Bay and De Pere. It used to be born in the course of a interval of profound switch while liberal reformers started to query the conventional punitive technique hired in American prisons. the end result was once a shift from a punishment-based approach to 1 that favourite revolutionary rehabilitation in the framework of the conventional criminal version. Elmira, manhattan, can have served because the detention center version, yet no different kingdom embraced the belief extra absolutely than Wisconsin. For greater than 50 years, the Wisconsin nation penal complex remained devoted to the reform challenge, adapting to alterations while important yet consistently keeping a powerful hyperlink to its past.

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