Criminal Justice Discussion Board Questions
Answer the following four criminal justice discussion board questions:
1) Does the probation and/or parole system provide more benefits or drawbacks for the local community or society as a whole? Explain your reasoning and provide at least two (2) examples to support your ideas.
2) Explain why In re Gault is considered a landmark US Supreme Court case. Discuss the impact of this famous decision on the future of juvenile justice. In your opinion, do you believe this was a fair and just decision?
3) Explain the connection between John Augustus and the evolution of probation. Discuss and provide examples of at least two (2) sentencing/punishment practices prior to the influence of John Augustus. In your opinion, do you believe that his impact on probation is still felt today?
4) Explain why the Attica prison riot in 1971 has been described as a turning point in corrections. Discuss and provide examples of at least two (2) demands made by the Attica inmates, which led to reform in the American prison system. In your opinion, do you believe that this event had a significant effect on parole as we know it today? Please be specific.
Each response must be at least 300 words in length, but it can be longer.
It must be in APA format.