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Compare arguments for and against the use of plea bargains

| February 1, 2017

Assignment: Plea Bargains In this assignment, you will exercise critical thinking skills. Remember to suspend judgment while inquiring into the multiple aspects of plea-bargaining. By following the guidelines outlined in the assignment, you will apply problem solving skills and methods. The last item calls for a recommendation in which you will form an evaluative decision. […]

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difference between the conventional forms of rehabilitation programs

| February 1, 2017

Checkpoint: Rehabilitation Programs Resource: Ch. 13 of Corrections: The Fundamentals Review Ch. 13 of Corrections: The Fundamentals. · Write a 200- to 300-word response explaining a difference between the conventional forms of rehabilitation programs and the newer programs of today. Why do you think this change is important to the dynamics of rehabilitation? Get a […]

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Rehabilitation has remained a focus of our correctional system

| February 1, 2017

Rehabilitation has remained a focus of our correctional system in today’s society, despite its decline over the last few decades. What do you think is the purpose of rehabilitation? Do you believe rehabilitation is important for the betterment of a prison inmate? Why or why not? Would the type of criminal or length of sentence […]

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Identify at least two benefits and two concerns of community corrections.

| February 1, 2017

Checkpoint: Intermediary Sanctions and Community Corrections Resource: Corrections: The Fundamentals Write a 200- to 300-word response identifying at least two positives and two negatives of intermediate sanctions. Do these sanctions require more involvement or tighter restrictions? Are these sanctions effective? Explain. · Identify at least two benefits and two concerns of community corrections. Are community […]

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Why do you think this change is important to the dynamics

| February 1, 2017

Checkpoint: Rehabilitation Programs Resource: Ch. 13 of Corrections: The Fundamentals Review Ch. 13 of Corrections: The Fundamentals. · Write a 200- to 300-word response explaining a difference between the conventional forms of rehabilitation programs and the newer programs of today. Why do you think this change is important to the dynamics of rehabilitation? Get a […]

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probation and community corrections

| February 1, 2017

Capstone Discussion Question · What is your opinion on the future of probation and community corrections? What would you like to see happen with these types of programs? Do you think it would be appropriate to increase restrictions imposed on probation or see an increase in the use of community programs? Explain your rationale. Get […]

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Were these developments for the benefit

| February 1, 2017

Discussion Questions After reading the information on colonial punishments, what punishments do you think were most effective in preventing further crimes, and which do you think were merely for revenge and punishment? Explain your rationale. What do you think were the most significant developments to the penitentiary system during the 1800’s? Do you think these […]

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Prison management has had two very distinct

| February 1, 2017

Prison management has had two very distinct styles during its evolution: autocratic and bureaucratic. What do you think are the most important aspects of each style? Which style do you consider the most effective? How has the role of the corrections officer changed with the evolution of prison management? Explain. The custody, or security, of […]

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sentencing invited as a guest lecturer to provide

| February 1, 2017

. Assignment: The Role of Sentencing in Corrections You are a legal scholar on sentencing invited as a guest lecturer to provide information on the models, the options, and the reforms of sentencing to a law class. Resource: Ch. 4 of Corrections: The Fundamentals Review Ch. 4 of Corrections: The Fundamentals. Create a 7- to […]

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include the subculture of prisons,

| February 1, 2017

Checkpoint: Sociological Aspect of Prison Life Resource: Ch. 10 of Corrections: The Fundamentals Review Ch. 10 of Corrections: The Fundamentals. Write a 200- to 300-word response describing a sociological aspect of prison life. This may include the subculture of prisons, including violence, sex, gangs, death, and language, or the social organization of prisons, such as […]

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