In Defense of Flogging: Controversy Over Prisons and...

Aired: 8/15/2011 | 0:06:14 | Clip
We were curious: is flogging -- beating someone solidly on the behind with a wooden cane -- a reasonable, effective alternative to sending that person to jail for two, five, ten years? That's exactly what Peter Moskos, a police officer-turned-academic, argues in his new book, 'In Defense of Flogging.'