In the US today almost 6.5 million people, about one of every thirty-two are either incarcerated or on probation or parole. Explain why you believe this is... Please provide at least two articles that support your answer
What impact has stratification had on the delivery and quality of legal services in the United States? Please provide two articles to explain your answer
Should state judiciaries be representative of the general population in terms of gender and ethnicity? Why/why not...please find two sources to back up your argument
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Incarceration is a matter of socio economics in today's society. When you have a substantial amount of money you can avoid incarceration. Whereas the length of time a convicted citizen serves has become a matter of race.
Celebrities and other wealthy individuals commit crimes, get arrested, are convicted but are able to hire influential lawyers that argue for reduced sentences or rediculously short sentences:
Khloe Kardashian: was sentenced to 30 days in jail on a DUI and served three days
Paris Hilton: avoids jail time after having posession of cocain in 2010/ "complete a drug abuse program, pay a $2,000 fine and serve 200 hours of community service as part of the plea agreement" (http://abcnews.go.com/)
Tommy Lee: was not held responsible for a child drowing at his house in 2001: paid no damages to the family
whereas when African ...
The function of state judiciaries is briefly debated.