There are two components to this week’s homework.
Prepare a section of your Capstone Portfolio by answering the following question:
What is the nature and purpose of criminal law? In your response, identify commonalities of purpose within law enforcement, corrections, the courts, and social services.
This assignment will make up section 3b of your final Capstone Portfolio. Your paper should be a minimum of 1 to 2 pages.
Assess the impact of incarceration on victims, society, and the criminal justice system. Please include a thorough analysis of both the positive and negative impacts.
Community corrections is an alternative to incarceration. By moving the function of corrections back into the community, how can we, both as members of society and members of the criminal justice system, manage and reduce the risk to the community?
This assignment will make up component 3c of your final Capstone Portfolio. Your paper should be a minimum of 1 to 2 pages.