Depends on length of sentence
"It costs a hell of a lot more money to put somebody in jail than send them to the University of Virginia."
Very close to the top
"The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world."
Some context missing
Since parole abolition, Virginia's "crime rate has fallen to third lowest in the country, our recidivism rate is down 20 percent and that’s the second lowest in the country."
U.S. likes its prisons
The U.S. has "5 percent of the world’s population, 25 percent of the world’s known prison population."
"Eighty-five percent of the states in the United States that had electrocution have now abolished it."
Herring voted against changing sentencing procedures
"Mark Herring voted to allow sex offenders, including rapists, to serve shorter sentences."
He's worried about "felony creep"
On restoring voting rights to non-violent felons.
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