Discipline: Criminal Justice

Type of Paper: Question-Answer

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 1 Words: 550


Answer both questions and responses must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.

1. Pretrial release is common in the United States. Some argue that we release too many before trial, and this causes public safety issues. Do you agree? Why, or why not? Should we continue to release felony defendants before trial? Think about what kind of consequences this could have for correctional agencies that must supervise them.

2. Briefly explain the five goals of sentencing. Which of the five goals do you think is the most important, and why?