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Corrections and International and Domestic Terrorists

- If a terrorist is imprisoned in the United States, how does the correctional system address the situation?
- What level of classification will he or she likely be placed in?
- What Constitutional guarantees would a terrorist be granted if incarcerated in the U.S. correctional system?
- Have there been any correctional policy changes as a result of terrorism?
- What risks exist with regard to the incarceration of terrorists in the U.S. correctional system?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of placing convicted domestic terrorists in Super Max correctional facilities?
- What future challenges exist for the corrections system with regard to the incarceration of domestic terrorists?

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- If a terrorist is imprisoned in the United States, how does the correctional system address the situation?

Depending on the nature of the terrorism i.e. international or domestic, the correctional facility could be Guantanamo Bay or a Super Maximum facility. Many domestic terrorists are serving time in Super Max facilities with some of the worst killers and most violent inmates. In contrast many suspected or alleged terrorists detained following the 9/11 attacks from places such as Afghanistan and Pakistan are sitting in tent detentions in Guantanamo Bay Cuba. Therefore, the correctional system has a myriad of ways to deal with terrorists, but as President Obama found out when he attempted to transfer the Guantanamo Bay ...

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This solution provides insight into how the United States correctional system deals with international and domestic terrorists.

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