Essay On Maximum Prison Terms

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Maximum Prison Term Bill Crystal Hardin CJA/314 July 30, 2013 Scott Thirkell Maximum Prison Term Bill “Armed robbery is when a person takes something from another, using violence or intimidation while caring a dangerous weapon” (Portman, n.d.). In most cases in most states the offenders is not charged with armed robbery but are charged with a crime known as aggravated robbery. The use of the weapon makes for the aggravation factor make the crime more serious. Objective of the bill The objective of this bill is to maintain elements of the eight basic principles of Classical thought. Free will or the ability to make rational choice is a big part of this bill. Punishment is another principle that is covered in this bill. The principle of punishment is to deter others who might fallow suet and choose to violate the laws. Alongside of punishment there is the knowledge of right and wrong, an inherent trait. Society will benefit from this bill keeping the offenders out of the public area and locked up. This bill will cover all offenders regardless of age so this will help rehabilitate the juvenile offenders. Goals of the bill The goal behind this bill is to decrease the number of armed robberies through deterrence. With the increase in time and punishment the…show more content…
A solution to helping keep the cost of incarceration down would be to cut the spending inside of the prisons. Cutting cost such as coffee, cable, extra’s that offenders to not have to have will free up funds and cut cost to tax payers. An adjustment that might be considered before the bill is passed is to make sure that the juveniles are not excluded from this law. Crime is learned trait and can be passed down from person to person threw corrective conditioning, including juveniles in this bill will give them a more clear understanding of the punishment will fit the
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