Minimum Sentences In Today's Prisons

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Hello Albert, thank you, for your delightfully informative post. There are many offenses that should not have minimum sentences which would relieve the overcrowding problems today’s prisons currently face. A lot of these non-violent crimes could be deterred through shaming, for example once this student sped on a military installation in southern california on marine corps base camp pendleton and he had to hold a sign that informed people of the speed limit and to obey the speed limit or else they would end up holding the sign as well which is a base order(Jamal, 2010). Through this event the goals of sentencing according to the commonwealth law bulletin of “retribution, deterrence, incapacitation and rehabilitation of the offender” was
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