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3. Describe a typical inmate in a prison in the United States.


4. What are the benefits of the probation system?



1. Some scholars have argued that the parole system should be abolished. Do you agree or disagree with this? Why?


2. Some prisons are now being run on a “for-profit” basis. Do you think that this is a good or bad idea? Why?


3. Do you think that any of the current punishments deter or reduce crime? Why or why not? Which punishment do you think is most likely to reduce crime in society?


4. Which alternative sanction do you think is best? Why?


5. If you had to reform the system of punishments and corrections, what would you do? Why?

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