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Charles Manson was not an average prisoner

Fortune Log

November 22, 2017

Most prisoners are not like Charles Manson, a fact that news watchers should bear in mind when thinking about inmates, says Charis Kubrin, professor of criminology law and society.

"There aren’t too many Charles Manson’s roaming around," Kubrin told Fortune. "One would really have to look deeper into the individual circumstances of his family friends, to explain his behavior."