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So you have been convicted.. Now What?
Sentencing Options Most statutes have a sentencing structure Judges have considerable freedom in determining type, length and conditions of punishment
Suspended Sentence Sentence is given but does not have to be served at this time. May have to serve if rearrested
Probation Defendant is released to supervision of probation officer after agreeing to follow certain conditions.
Home Confinement Otherwise known as House Arrest Can only leave home for essential trips, like school or work.
Restitution Defendant must pay back or makeup for loss or injury to the victim
Work Release Allowed to work but must return to prison otherwise
Purposes of Punishment Retribution- “Eye for an eye” Deterrence- Discourage others Rehabilitation- helping convicts change their behavior Incapacitation- Separating the offender from the community
Parole Parole is the release of a convicted person before their entire sentence has been served. Must reach a minimum amount before they can apply. Case is then heard and decided by parole board
Capital Punishment Death Sentence Big debate Methods –32 states use lethal injection –10 use electrocution –6 use lethal gas –2 hanging –2 firing squads –Several have different options –See handout
Life in Prison
Don’t let it be you!
Intro to Law Criminal Process: Sentencing. Sentencing Options Suspended Sentence – given, but does not have be served at that time, but may have to serve.
Sentencing and Corrections. Judges Options Suspended Sentence: Sentence is given but is not imposed until the defendant messes up again (arrested or violates.
Sentencing and Corrections. Once Found Guilty, a defendant will be sentenced by a jury or judge.
SENTENCING AND CORRECTIONS CHAPTER 15 PAGES
Chapter 15 - Sentencing and Corrections. Sentencing Options While some criminal statutes set out a sentencing structure, judges and occasionally juries,
Criminal Justice Process:
Sentencing What purpose is served by establishing a system of punishment for those who commit crimes?
Sentencing and Corrections. Repeat offender Serves the following purpose: Retribution (eye for an eye) Deterrence (to discourage defendant from committing.
CLJ M. Teal. Presentence report Capital punishment Aggravating circumstances Mitigating circumstances.
Criminal Justice Process: Proceedings Before Trial
Law & American Society Criminal Justice Process: Sentencing & Corrections.
Chapter 15: Criminal Justice Process ~ Sentencing & Corrections Objective: The student should be able to list the various options to sentencing & identify.
Criminal Justice Process: Sentencing & Corrections
Criminal Justice Process: Sentencing and Corrections 1. Sentencing Options 2. Purposes of Punishment 3. Parole 4. Capital Punishment 5. Corrections.
The end of the line…. Who decides? After the jury returns a verdict of guilty either…guilty The judge determines the sentence Or the jury gives a recommendation.
Introduction to Criminal Justice Sentencing, Appeals, and the Death Penalty Chapter Nine Bohm and Haley.
Punishment & Sentencing Chapter 10 in Your Textbook John Massey Criminal Justice.
Bell Ringer (Tue.) What does the final phase of the criminal justice process begin with? (Front Cover Chapter 15)
Understanding the Criminal Justice System CJUS 101: Chapter 10 Sentencing, Appellate Review, and the Penalty of Death.
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