Discuss inmate riots and disturbances. Include factors that cause them and response team roles and goals. How can prisons try to prepare for these types of events? What preventive actions can prison administrators take to reduce inmate unrest and lessen the chances of a precipitating event starting a riot?
List and discuss four ways that inmates get contraband while in prison. What counter measures are taken by prison staff in an attempt to prevent inmates from getting or keeping contraband? 400 word essay with reference
Define the term "prisonization," and discuss the effect prisonization and the inmate code can have on inmates both in prison and after they are released into the community. 470 word essay with reference
What Supreme Court decisions limited the number of lawsuits that could be filed by inmates? List and explain three legislative acts that helped to reduce inmate lawsuits and how they accomplished this. Your response should be at least 200 words in length.
How do public prisons compare to private prisons? Does one type have advantages over the other? What are key issues to consider when deciding to use a private prison? Which type of prison do you think is more effective? Why? 350 word essay with reference
How does a pure restorative justice model work? Discuss the restorative sentencing model devised by Vermont. Why are restorative justice concepts considered to be "a new paradigm for sentencing and corrections that will be expanded in the future" (Seitz, 2011)? 370 word essay with reference
What is the basis for the current approach to sentencing? What are its pros and cons? What has resulted from using this approach? What role does accountability play in decisions concerning sentencing policy? 330 word essay with reference
What is restorative justice, and what does it involve? How does a pure restorative justice model work? Discuss the restorative sentencing model devised by Vermont. Why are restorative justice concepts considered to be "a new paradigm for sentencing and corrections that will be expanded in the future" (Seitz, 2011)?
How might technology be used in the future to help prison administrators and staff, as well as inmates? What types of technology are being used in corrections efforts now, and how? What problems does technology create for corrections staff? In what ways does it help? 300 word essay with reference
How is the style of community supervision changing? Provide reasons why current supervision strategies are different from strategies that were used in the past. What are the downsides to the current community supervision style we are using? 230 word essay with reference
Define and discuss the various intermediate sanctions and what they involve. 300 word essay with reference
Hi, I need assistance with the following task. I was thinking I would do it on the subject of transitioning back to life after being in prison, but if you come up with a different example that is fine. Task: The description of your topic should not only identify your topic in general, but identify some particular aspect abo
Define culture. Explain how culture influences perecption in your own words and give an example.
Becky and Tim are involved in a turbulent relationship. Tim has continuously suppressed all of Becky's efforts to secure employment. They live in a small single-wide trailer several hundred yards from the main road. They have two young children, aged one and two, who are unable to make the trip from the trailer to the main road
Explain the differences between the juvenile and adult judicial systems: - The history and development of the juvenile justice process (both systems) - The focus of the juvenile justice system - The focus of the adult justice system - Strengths and weaknesses of the treatment and prevention models in each system - Strengt
Sometimes, juvenile courts appoint guardians ad litem (GALs), who represent the best interests of juveniles. Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a program that appoints guardians to help juvenile delinquents. Please help me with: A brief definition of the responsibilities of a guardian ad litem. The definition of CA
On March 1, 2005, the Supreme Court abolished the death penalty for juveniles. The case of Roper vs. Simmons led to this decision. Do you agree with the Supreme Court's decision to abolish the death penalty for juveniles? Explain the pros and cons of imposing the death penalty as a consequence for heinous crimes juveniles com
1. Maddan, Walker, and Miller reference studies from the 1950s when they say that "the Gluecks concluded that there is no combination of physical traits and sociological traits which could predict delinquency in an individual." How do such findings support the position of Maddan et al.? 2. What does Barry mean when he says th
Should the American government focus the bulk of its law enforcement resources on fighting organized crime, or counter-terrorism? Discuss the history of organized crime in America. Include in your discussion a definition of organized crime; a detailed, thorough example of a criminal organization currently operating in the Uni
What effect does illegal immigration have on the US criminal justice system? Establish a tentative research and null hypothesis, as well as specify dependent and independent variable(s).
1. What are the different models of American prisons (Pennsylvania and Auburn)? How do these models differ? What would happen if there was only one model to follow? 2. What are the various forms of punishment exercised during the 1700's? Which criminal activities/events lead to these types of punishment(s)? Compare and contra
1) What does Durkheim mean when he says that crime is "normal"? 2) Identify at least two ways in which this observation is linked with his overall view. 3) In recent years dozens of students have been shot and killed or injured by other students, some as young as 11. How do you think Durkheim and Moynihan would analyze thi
Assume you were conducting an experiment on the media and political views. You would have one of the participants' watch CNN for a half hour a day for a week, another watch MSNBC, and the other to watch Fox News. Would their political beliefs skew the results of whether they would think it was liberal or conservative? Do you bel
For this question, assume that science has been able to identify the particular gene that is associated with an increased risk of adult antisocial behavior in that persons with this gene are four times more likely to commit a felony from the ages of 18-30 than are persons who lack this gene (call the culprit gene ASF, short for
Would you answer honestly if participating in a national crime survey asking about your criminal behavior, including any drinking and drug use? Why or why not? Explain how honesty and dishonesty impact self-report studies.
Provide a quick synopsis of the current problem of violence in US schools. What are the reasons for suggesting a new dress code or uniform policy for the students? What does the proposed dress code or uniform policy look like? What are steps to ensure the students adhere to the dress code or uniform policy? What might some penal
"Domestic violence impacts only victims, and it happens to poor, uneducated people. Children who witness domestic violence are oblivious and are not impacted in any way." Is this true? Why or why not? "Domestic violence surpasses economic, educational, and ethnic boundaries. Children who witness domestic violence are likely
Read the following article written by an attorney in New Jersey, discussing 10 tips for success while interviewing juvenile clients: http://www.abanet.org/genpractice/newsletter/lawtrends/0409/family/juvenile.html Is there any item that you would want to remove from the list? If yes, with what would you replace this item?
Describe how each branch of the government participates in immigration: legislative, executive, and judicial.
Why do juveniles join gangs? What is the psychological profile of a gang member? What can parents do to help their children stay clear of gangs? What should parents do if they find out their children are involved in gang activity? Who should parents call, and what kind of information should they provide? How can the co