Juveniles that commit heinous crimes, such as murder, should be sentenced to life in prison because their mind is developed enough to where they are conscious of what they are performing. When juveniles commit crimes, people say they are not fully aware of what they are implementing. People also say that juveniles should not be sent to life in prison because they haven’t lived their full life and they need to experience more within the world. What they have not noticed is that they need to somehow learn from their mistakes. How are they going to learn if they supposably “do not” know what they did
Western punishment doesn't just involve separation from society and living in a locked cell. This is a strong piece of evidence because it brings into question what really goes on in prisons, something which most would rather not think about. It shows how a society can condemn another’s form of punishment yet not take a step back and analyze its own. Another piece reason brought up is that prisons do not do what they were initially intended to do: retribution, specific deterrence, general deterrence, prevention, and rehabilitation. Instead prisons only seem to do one thing and that is punish.
When asked by his children why he chose to defend Tom Robinson when he knew he would most likely not win. He replied to them that if he hadn't, he wouldn't be able to believe in himself anymore. He chose to defend Tom Robinson because if he did not he would be going against all his personal morals and principles. Atticus tries to make his children realize that it is not because of the person's color that makes them innocent or guilty. Nor is it the economic status of a person that decides the amount of respect deserved by the person in question.
In addition, the purpose of punishing offenders is to ensure they will not commit any crimes in future. However, putting all kind of criminals in a prison may not accomplish the goal, but boost the possibility that prisoners will come under the negative peer pressure. Furthermore, many offenders find it difficult to rehabilitate into the society because of their prison records. Thus, social training is believed to benefit them better as they will absorb conventions and codes of conduct after the activities.
Yes, I also do think it is wrong for him to be discriminated due to his disorder, but there may have been other ways around it. Secondly, Anton Vincent’s brother tells him what he is doing is illegal and is against the law, therefore he is not following the rules. But Vincent tells him that he has gotten to this position on his own merit. Vincent is willing to go jail afterwards because he just wants to live his dream. I think that Vincent would not have had to break the rules if they did not discriminate against him, therefore they did not leave him with very many options.
Many juveniles will fight against receiving jail time by saying, they are depressed, or have not reached a full level of maturation. Others, will play the victim by arguing that they felt their life was in danger and committed the crime out of self defense. Juveniles also argue, that they are unaware of the consequences of their actions. Whatever the reasons for a juvenile committing a heinous crime, they are still responsible. Age and immaturity should not be reason why a juvenile should not be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The topic is debated whether or not the Capital Punishment should be legal. The government is already involved in the lives of those who commit crimes, but the idea of it taking away someone’s life creates an uneasy thought. Some people believe that execution is wrong, inhumane and should be abolished while others believe that it projects positive impacts and
Mass incarceration is a controversial subject in the United States, but one that is slowly starting to pick up in conversations. Taking away voting rights is taking away a direct way to communicate and make decisions with a person’s freedom of speech. If the United States took a few tips from Norway on how a prison system should work, perhaps such problems and controversies would not
These killings are just making the United States look bad and we aren’t doing thing to help this situation. But just sending them jail for life and calling them ill. Like i thought we were suppose to be the role model where we try to keep everybody safe and just have a safe community. It’s so many reasons of why having gun control policies is a good thing. Probably 10 times more than why we shouldn’t have it. It’s safe in all types of reasons.
There is no practical connection between the falsely accused person and sexual offense cases. On the other hand, victims have experienced traumatic incidents and some of them remain unwell even after several years (the Guardian, 2013). Deep-rooted myths perpetuate stigma linked to victims, while the public fear sex offenders as well as offenders in other criminal cases. In this situation, the law should protect victims and encourage them to report to the police, and should not create any additional barriers to doing so. Meanwhile, it is essential for the government to carry out a great deal of constant publicity to alleviate or even remove bias against victims through the platform of media.
It is clear to see that if incarcerated individuals could vote while in prison many negative factors they face would be prevented. However, Politician’s wouldn’t want this to happen because they know that this would go against or hurt their campaign for many reasons, one being they wouldn’t be able to successfully persuade both incarcerated individuals and those of us in society due to one party (incarcerated individuals or citizens) being able to benefit from the promises of the candidate and one not. This wouldn’t be beneficial to those who oversee private prisons either because they would be prosecuted if the truths came to light about the mistreatment and injustice of those who are in jail face in their day to day lives. These wrongdoings could be changed in many ways but if I had to step up and do it personally I would demonstrate through signing a petition or marching for change. Signing a petition that would speak out and highlight things that need to change to ensure a safe life for their inmates would ultimately cause the overseers to consider my proposition to prevent a scandal.