Jailing Old Folks Makes No Sense
By GERALDINE DOWNEY and FRANCES NEGRÓN-MUNTANERAUG. 30, 2016
In 1980, the methadone clinic that had been treating Gloria Rubero as an outpatient dropped her. She was soon desperate for drugs. In August that year, she and an associate took part in a burglary that went wrong and led to the murder of an elderly neighbor…
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