LASA 2 Society’s Response to Crime
Society’s response to crime has changed over the past century. The approach of rehabilitation in the 1960s has gradually been replaced with a “get tough on crime” approach, bringing in mandatory sentencing laws and long prison sentences. Regardless of the approach, crime continues to be a problem, and recidivism for some crimes and some offenders remains high. In this assignment, you will explore society’s response to crime and different concepts of justice.
Read the following article from the Argosy University online library:
Research the ideas of justice using the textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet.
Based on your research and the discussions so far, analyze the usefulness of the ideas of justice in lowering recidivism. Address the following:
Make sure your essay includes the following:
Write a 5–7-page essay in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M5_A1.doc.
By Monday, November 2, 2015, deliver your assignment to the M5: Assignment 1 Dropbox.
Grading Criteria and Rubric
|Assignment 1 Grading Criteria||
|Explain restorative justice impact on lowering the rate of recidivism.||
|Evaluate procedural or moral justice.||
|Justify which type of justice is most useful based on the psychological theories.||
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