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Crime Theory and the Three-strike Fighting Strategy

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I need help in "Explaining the theory of crime causation that is best linked to the three-strike fighting strategy"?

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Interesting question! Let's take a closer look at the law literature to consider which theory of crime causation best explains this strategy, which is rooted in either the retribution or incapacitation justice theories (e.g., prison is the best form of punishment to pay for the crime or immoral act). I also attached two extra resources.

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1. I need help in "Explaining the theory of crime causation that is best linked to the three-strike fighting strategy"?

Three-strike fighting strategy means that offender who comes before the court three times, go to prison for some time. However, opponents of these three strike laws argue that the three strikes laws needlessly imprison thousands of persons who commit petty crimes, and criminalize a generation of young black and Latino males. For a ...

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Through examples of different types of crime causation, this solution discusses the theory of crime causation that is best linked to the three-strike fighting strategy. Supplemented with an article that further expands on the three-strike fighting strategy and one on the theories of crime causation.

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