History of Corrections - 76991

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  • From: Law, Criminal Justice
  • Due on: Sun 19 Apr, 2015 (10:00am)
  • Asked on: Sat 18 Apr, 2015
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Write a paper in which you identify the various reform movements and crime control models that have influenced the development and operation of correctional facilities here in the United States. In addition, include an analysis on the following:

  • Evaluate the early development of corrections from the American Colonial period to the South and Westward expansion across the country.
  • Categorize the various reform efforts and penal models that have been advanced throughout our country’s history.
  • How has the purpose behind incarceration changed overtime?
  • In what ways does the Brown v. Plata decision as discussed in the New York Times article reflect a change in thought of how prisoners should be treated?

Support your paper with at least five (5) scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.

Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages

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