America's punishment system is not working.2 In the United States,
in 1991 alone, a murder was committed every twenty-one minutes, a woman
was raped every five minutes, a person was robbed every forty-six seconds,
and a burglary occurred every ten seconds
"Halacha as a Model for American Penal Practice: A Comparison of Halachic and American Punishment Methods,"
Nova Law Review: Vol. 19
, Article 5.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/nlr/vol19/iss3/5