Topic: Remote-Location Monitoring
Bagaric, Hunter, and Wolf (2018) argue that the use of technology they suggest could result in closing up to 95% of prisons in America. These include electronic monitoring of offenders’ locations, computer surveillance of offenders’ actions, and remote immobilization of offenders. On pages 123–130, they identify two possible criticisms they anticipate. Review these two criticisms and share your thoughts, based on the research presented in the article and other academic sources, on technology replacing brick-and-mortar prisons. In your discussion, define these three technologies and explain their ability to monitor offenders.
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