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Jeff Jacoby

The fallacy of life in prison

By Jeff Jacoby
Globe Columnist / February 8, 2006

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CONSIDER SOME recent news items, all from the past several weeks: A worldwide security alert is issued after 23 inmates escape from prison in Sanaa, Yemen; among those at large is Jamal Badawi, mastermind of the October 2000 bombing of the USS Cole that killed 17 US sailors. Badawi had been sentenced to death, but on appeal his penalty was ... (Full article: 793 words)

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