Using information from the text describe what causes prison riots and inmate violence? What can a prison administrator do to reduce violence?
#1. Review the link https://youtu.be/M4CIveEDtmk.
Discuss the similarities and difference between the sentencing practices in England to those of the United States. Be sure to include the terms and definitions (example: discharge with terms, is similar to either probation or deferred adjudication).
#2. What if needs assessment was no longer standard procedure for prison classification? Research the “Nothing Works” research of Martinson (1974) to determine how classification and needs assessment can be important. Does your opinion change? Initial post minimum qualifications: 250 word count.
#3. Describe the different types of parole and the function of the parole board? Initial post minimum qualifications: 250 word count.
Discussion: After watching the clip, does juvenile corrections seem like a walk in the park or doing real hard time? Compare the similarities and differences between the juvenile correction system and the adult justice systems. How are juvenile systems supposed to help kids? Be specific and use information from the text. Initial post minimum qualifications: 250 word count.
#5. Review the landmark case concerning the death penalty Furman v. Georgia. What if the legality of the death penalty were questioned again in a landmark Supreme Court decision? Do you believe the Supreme Court would still rule that the death penalty was Constitutional or do you believe new evidence would change the Court’s opinion? Is there a convincing legal argument for why it must go, even if it suits the emotions of a large number of Americans? Explain. Initial post minimum qualifications: 250 word count
#6. What types of programs are provided to elderly inmates? Should elderly inmates be automatically released when they reach a certain age?Initial post minimum qualifications: 150 word count.
#7. The answers to the questions should at least a paragraph (5 sentences)be thorough to display complete understanding of the text. While some questions may seem opinion based, I will be looking for information from the text to confirm your learning. If you have missed you can complete going back to chapter 6. However, these assignments will follow the same expectations for the course. No late submissions. The week will be due Sunday at 11pm.
- Using information from the text describe what causes prison riots and inmate violence? What can a prison administrator do to reduce violence?
- Why do you think there is so much contraband in prison? What can be done to restrict its availability?
- How do the subcultures of men’s and women’s prisons differ? Give examples.
- Summarize the most important cases establishing the hands-off doctrine.
- Considering the concept of least eligibility, should inmates get greater medical care from the state than the average citizen? Should they be entitled to costly procedures such as a heart transplant?