Justice Model Of Corrections

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The justice model of corrections places its basis on the retributive notion of deserved punishment. The justice system should not be concerned with rehabilitating the offender but administer punishment according to the severity of the committed crime. Punishment should be proportionate to the crime and shouldn’t be used to achieve any other motive like rehabilitation. Sentence lengths would also be determined by past criminal activity or the nature of the crime committed. War on drugs In the 1970’s, criminal sanctions for drug crimes increased with the passing of the Anti-Drugs Abuse act of 1986.It was argued that arresting and punishing drug abuse offenders would reduce illegal drug use and sales Intermediate sanctions Intermediate sanctions

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