The Convict by William Wordsworth

Updated: Dec 14, 2019




In November, 2019 the state of Oklahoma released almost 500 "non-violent" criminals in the largest commutation in US history. This brought up many issues regarding the justice system and the court system. But it also brings up a critical issue about the role and goals of the penal system. 


Can convicts be reformed? If it is possible then what is in our best interest to support? If a convict C