corrections 8

Each week, you will be asked to respond to the prompt or prompts in the discussion forum. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length, and is due on Sunday. By Tuesday, you should respond to two additional posts from your peers.

What is the purpose of corrections? When we think about sentencing what do we hope will happen?

Figure 4.1 in the text lays out Escalating Punishments to Fit the Crime. Is the graduated sentencing structure a good idea? Why or why not?

Find at least one article, written in the last 12 months, that discusses the successes or failures of any one of the 10 steps listed in Figure 4.1, and share the article and your thoughts with the class.

View your discussion rubric.