AJS582 Week Five Discussion

Apr 15th, 2015
Studypool Tutor
Price: $5 USD

Tutor description

Who are the key actors influencing sentencing policy? How are they currently influencing sentencing policy changes? 1. What are the goals of sentencing? Are these goals reflected in the current justice system? Explain your answer.

Word Count: 752
Showing Page: 1/4
AJS582 Week Five DiscussionWho are the key actors influencing sentencing policy? How are they currently influencing sentencing policy changes?The Three Strike Laws is a sentencing policy created first in Washington followed by the state of California and now is legislation in over half the states in America. The Three Strike Laws is a sentencing policy requiring repeat felony offenders to serve harsher prison sentences and after being convicted of their third felony offense to serve a mandatory prison sentence of twenty five years to life. The Three Strikes Sentencing policy began in California with a Polly Klass father. Polly Klass was a ten year old girl who was kidnapped from her bedroom, raped and murdered by a repeat, violent felony offender. Polly's father garnered support from the public and special interest groups. These special interest groups put pressure on politicians resulting in the Senate and house voting the policy into law. The Governor signed the policy into law and voters supported the sentencing change for repeat felony offenders. Through the efforts of special interest groups the public is informed of the repeat offender problem in society. Since

Review from student

Studypool Student
" Excellent work as usual "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1825 tutors are online

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors