criminal sentencing

Question 1 Filmakers Library (2008). Life Sentence (32 mins) [Video file], Academic Video Online. Are current sentencing guidelines too punitive? Should parole be easier for inmates or offenders to achieve?

Question 2. Answer the following questions in a 200- to 350-word response:

  • What are the primary goals of      criminal sentencing? Briefly summarize each one.
  • Which goal do you think is the      most important? Why?
  • Do you feel that any of these      goals are unjust? Why or why not?

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