In Week 4, you developed a policy regarding the three strikes laws in the State of California. Now, the state has decided to try to revamp other systems within the government to accommodate more diverse populations. The three strikes laws are now causing a problem for the correctional institutions in the United States. Now, there is an older inmate population because of the aging of the population.
Locate and analyze the current problems pertaining to the three strikes laws and incarceration.
For this assignment, you will develop a policy change to address prisoners who have been sentenced under these three strike laws and have reached the age of 60.
In your policy, address the following:
Describe your proposed policy in detail, and provide the specific language you would propose to be part of any statute or regulation that results from your proposed policy.
What information could you provide to the community and the state legislature to implement such a policy change?
What would be the advantages of this policy? Explain and provide support for your arguments.
What would be the disadvantages? Explain and provide support for your arguments.
You should use the same format that you used for your Week 4 Key Assignment Draft policy.
Address the following in 1-2 pages:
What effect would your corrections policy have on the state budget and state taxes? Explain.
How have you ensured that your second policy effectively utilized the feedback you received for your three strikes policy from Week 4? Be specific and explain in detail.
Remember to support your policy with scholarly and academic resources.