2:00am

Thu August 18, 2011
NPR Story

London Riots: Does The Punishment Fit The Crime?

Two weeks after the shooting by police of a man in London led to rioting and looting, Britain is coming to terms with how to deal with the perpetrators of that violence. Courts have been working around the clock, but there are criticisms that initial sentences have been too harsh. Renee Montagne speaks to Paul Lewis, of the "Guardian" who has been covering events.

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