Pros And Cons Of Solitary Confinement And Parole

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There are four goals when sending a criminal to prison or gets putting them on parole; they are retribution, incapacitation, deterrence, and rehabilitation. These goals are set in place to deprive a criminal of their freedom so that the criminal pays a debt to society. To remove a criminal from society so he or she can no longer do harm. To prevent the criminal and others people from any future crime or crimes. The last and most important goal is to attempt to help change the criminal into becoming a law abiding citizens. Two ways that are used to achieve these goals is solitary confinement and parole. Solitary confinement and parole have been very controversial today as it was in the past, and most likely this will continue to be controversial going into the future of corrections. Budgetary and managerial will also have an impact will also have an impact when dealing with solitary confinement and probation.
Throughout history and even with today experts still argue with solitary confinement being a method of retribution, incapacitation, deterrence and rehabilitation or a method to increase mental illness. In the early 1700 the common correctional trend was usually confinement, solitary confinement, public humiliations, stocks, public execution and other such methods for all criminals including those that suffer from mental health. This was an era of an eye for an eye towards criminal behavior. It usually did not take in consideration the mental health of criminals or

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