Persuasive Speech

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Kourtney Watkins 07/31/2013 Persuasive Speech I. Attention Step A. Right now in the United States of America murderers, rapist, and child molesters are being set free. Prisoners are watching T.V., eating a meal, and using exercise equipment while law abiding citizens are starving and living in gutters. Prisoners even have their own periodical. Dangerous criminals are walking the streets and crime is a way of life to many Americans. In America, crime does pay because our nations prison system is not working properly. B. Most of you may know someone who is either a family member or a friend who has committed a crime and served jail time that has gotten out and committed the same crime. Not once but twice maybe even a third time.…show more content…
Schooling may alter preferences in indirect ways, which may affect decisions to engage in crime. IV. Visualization Step A. These suggestions that an increase in an individuals schooling attainment should cause a decrease in his/her subsequent probability of engaging in crime. According to “ The Effect of Education on Crime”: Evidence from Prison Inmates, Arrests and Self -Reports by Lance Lochner and Enrico Moretti on October 23, 2003. B. Education may also lower the probability of detection and punishment or reduce sentence lengths handed out by judges. C. As long as schooling increases the marginal return to work more than crime and schooling does not decrease patience levels or increase risk aversion. V. Action Step Coming to a conclusion…. A. Finally to a certain extent we all realize the prison system could work but there is still a great deal of room for improvement. B. As I have stated before it is easy to simply dictate the way to make the system better but the practiced developments need to be looked upon as realistically as possible. C. We all really need to research extensively into the prison life, everything that happens in prisons must be monitored so we can finally have hard facts to how the current prison system currently stands. I believe education and rehabilitation are always going to be the key factors in prisons. They are what needed focusing in on so more people leaving prison could find employment

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