Jails vs. Prisons

Can you help me understand this Law question?


– 3 full paragraphs each discussion

– 2 answer to classmates per discussion

Discussion 1

Discuss what factors you would consider when revoking probation of an incarcerated individual. Would you have more leniencies for males or females?

Why or why not?

Discussion 2

How do intermediate sanctions work better—as a way of improving on probation or as a way of avoiding the negatives of imprisonment? Why? And…
Do you think that intermediate sanctions are acceptable to the general public in the current political climate?