Source: (1989) The Journal of State Government 62 (March/April): 89-91.

Lilly explores issues surrounding the use of house arrest. Some view it as a form of governmental erosion of privacy through a powerful capacity for surveillance. Others view it as an effective and economical alternative to traditional incarceration. To highlight the issues, Lilly surveys the new surveillance technology, options for monitoring, and recommendations to limit monitoring to protect human dignity.