Take your pick, flogging or prison

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Peter Moskos, the author of "In Defense of Flogging," is an assistant professor of law and police science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. This is from The Washington Post.

 

Suggest adding the whipping post to America's system of criminal justice and most people recoil in horror. But offer a choice between five years in prison or 10 lashes and almost everybody picks the lash....

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